As viewed from a well chosen location
the gorgeous Full Moon rose behind Mount Hamilton, east
of San Jose, California on March 7.
The lunar disk frames historic
on the mountain's 4,200 foot summit.
Both observatory and Moon echo the warm color of sunlight
(moonlight is reflected sunlight) filtered by a long path
through the atmosphere.
Substantial atmospheric refraction contributes the Moon's ragged,
Of course, the March Full Moon is also known as the
Full Worm Moon.
In the telescopic photo, Lick's 40 inch
Telescope dome is on the left.
The large dome on the right houses Lick's Great