Sky's Up - Fall 2015 - Page 46

parting shot “W atching even the most remarkable movies for a second time can be sometimes boring but there is something in celestial scenes and their contrast to terrestrial foregrounds that always looks new to me! And perhaps to all other night sky enthusiasts. Rising or setting of the full moon, an immensely watched natural scene, still inspires millions around the world every month.” — Babak Tafreshi COURTESY OF BABAK TAFRESHI, TWAN (The World at Night) The Full Moon rises above a lighthouse in the Mediterranean seashore in Algiers, Algeria. The multi-exposure telephoto image has captured the moon every few minutes. For information on Tafreshi and a gallery of additional images, click here. 46 Sky’s Up