Red Crescent Moon
Taken by John Dartnell on July 15, 2018 @ North Wiltshire, UK
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  Camera Used: Canon Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Exposure Time: 1/100
Aperture: f/8.0
ISO: 800
Date Taken: 2018:07:15 21:03:33
 
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I am hopeful of seeing a blood red Moon on 27th July for the Total Lunar Eclipse visible in the UK at Moonrise.
However, on Sunday evening I was surprised to find my crescent Moon images showed a blood red Crescent Moon! The image is direct from the camera with no photo editing applied.
There have been some heathland fires as a result of the long dry spell in the UK so I wondered if this effect is due to smoke particles in the air?
Red Crescent Moon
Canon SX50HS, 1800mm (50x Optical and 25 x Digital) F8.0, 1/100 sec, ISO 800
Moon and Venus
Canon SX50HS, Nightscene Mode, F5.6, 1/50 sec, ISO 2500
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