Low Moon Pictures

Taking pictures when the moon is low and big always looks amazing. fun facts
I would like to know when is the best time to take those pictures.
What is the best way to predict when the moon is low in my area?

Found this one https://app.photoephemeris.com/
Seems really usefull, not foss of course.

There is also MoonCalc - moon phase, lunar eclipse, moon position, lunar calendar, moon calculator, moon calendar, map, moon rising, moonset, moon shadow, moon height, full moon, new moon

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Stellarium might be what you’re looking for. http://stellarium.org/
This is pretty cool. :grinning:
Stellarium.org simulation of Complete Moon Phase - YouTube


PlanIt Pro is great for this. It’s mobile app for Android/iOS. The Pro version does cost money and is not open source, but worth the one time purchase. I haven’t used the free version.

This is a composite image with the moon setting over Longs Peak and Mt. Meaker in Colorado. Foreground taken 20-30 minutes after the moon set during sunrise. (Not the highest quality as I’m on my phone)

Works well for planning Milky Way shoots as well.

Not from the same spot as the screenshots as there was too much snow, but same location. Not to mention it was below 0°F. :cold_face: Also my friend convinced me to stand on the frozen lake. We saw ice fishers out there during the day. I still wanted the other spots to work though. Blended image: stacked sky and blended foreground.

All processed with Gimp, Darktable, and stacking done with Sequator. Taken with Panasonic S5 with hydrogen-alpha mod.