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Photos of the Moon

THE MYSTIC MOON

People have watched it move through the stars since the earliest times, and modern earthlings have walked on its surface, yet the moon still holds an awe for us. Our wandering companion, moving through its phases and the constellations, has a beauty and arcane wonderment all of its own. It holds us all in amazement and appreciation, and reminds us that in the palpable universe, everything is intrinsically linked to the Cosmos. The moon's movements have been recorded at the 5,000-year-old Knowth monument.

First crescent
Lighting the clouds
The very first crescent emerges from the twilight. The almost full moon lights up the nighttime clouds.
Moonrise at Killaloe on the Shannon
Full moon rise composite
The moment of full moonrise over the River Shannon at the picturesque village of Killaloe, July 5th, 2001.

This composite of two images shows the full moon rising through the clouds on January 10, 2001.

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