Full Moon, 22 Dec 1999

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Photographer Wally Pacholka

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Settings / Equipment 50mm lens @ f/1.7 on 35mm camera; 1 sec exp on Fuji 200 film

Location Laguna Beach, California; 22 Dec 1999, 5:30 AM local time

Date / Time December 22, 1999 12:00 am


Additional Information The winter solstice, the moon's closest perigee of the year, and full moon all occurred within a few hours around the time when this image was taken. Due to these coincidences, the day's tides were much higher/lower than usual. This image was taken during low tide.