I don't usually post images from my own telescope on this blog, but I will break with tradition tonight. You have likely heard all the fuss about the "Supermoon." The reality is is that it is a whopping fifteen kilometers closer to earth than its closest approach last year (four one-thousandth of one percent!). That's it. Other than a bit of trivia that provides a great excuse to go out and look at the oft-neglected moon, there is nothing more to it. The end.
Below is a view of the moon on the evening of March 19, 2011 ("Supermoon" night), with a 10-inch telescope through a thin layer of clouds.
Image Copyright Ted Stryk