2013 Yosemite Fire Photo at Glacier Point

 

Smoky Glacier Point photo taken during the Yosemite fire2013 Yosemite fire. You can see the smoke on the mountains and covering the moon. This photo consists of seven images that was merged together in Photoshop to create a panoramic photo.

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This photo was taken during the massive 2013 Yosemite fire.  It was getting late that evening and we wasn't sure if we would make it in time to see the moon illusion. You can see the smoke on the distant mountains and surrounding the moon. This photo consists of seven images that is merged together in Photoshop to create a panoramic photo.

 

Have you ever wondered why the moon is larger near the horizon than when it is higher in the sky?  Check out this article if you want to learn more, The Moon Illusion Explained.


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