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Moonrise shots are challenging. FIrst, you need a background to add perspective. Then you need just the right atmospheric conditions of crisp air and no clouds on the horizon. More luck than planning but occasionally both pay off! This waning moonrise was taken when the moon was at azimuth 107.34°, altitude 3.3°, illumination 77%, age 19 days.

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