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Moon behind SF landmark on weekday morning (2/26)

  • Feb 26, 2013 · 6:00 AM
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Taking pictures of the moon behind a San Francisco Landmark.
Exact meeting location will be disclosed a few days before the event.
The area from where we'll take pictures of the moon will be the same for both days, 2/26 and 2/27.
The only difference is that on 2/27 the sun will be up already when the moon will be at the landmark.

Event RSVP, attendance and limit:
Please sign up on waiting list! A lottery will be held on 2/21. This event is limited to 20.
You can sign up for both days but you will be set to RSVP yes for one day only.
If you have a preference which day you want to go please send me an email.

If you change to a "NO" status after 2/24 you are counted as a No-Show.  I'm tracking no Shows for this event. Guests are not permitted.

What to bring:
- camera, battery ..... backup camera, battery....
- sturdy tripod
- tele(zoom) lens (focal length at least 200mm)
- cable or remote release, intervalometer
- layered clothing. Expect it to be windy and very cold!

Note that this event is EARLY on a weekday morning . Weather may affect the visibility of the moon.

Please check for road work before you leave home:

Moonset (illumination 99%): 6:52am
Sunrise: 6:44am

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  • Nataliya A.

    Here is my time-lapse of today's morning

    5 · February 26, 2013

  • George

    Beautiful and in right position during moonset

    February 27, 2013

  • Pamela D.

    thank you, Enrico! great opportunity to shoot and meet new people in photography!

    February 27, 2013

  • Peter K

    It was great! Never have taken moon behind GGB.

    February 26, 2013

  • Brooke

    Adding my thanks too...was a great event.

    February 26, 2013

  • Deborah

    Thank you Enrico! It was a great way to start the day!

    February 26, 2013

  • Bob N.

    Thanks for hosting this Enrico. It turned out great!

    February 26, 2013

  • Chetan T.

    Enrico, thanks for hosting the event. I had to rush back and couldn't thank you on the spot. Great location and I too wish I had better lens.

    February 26, 2013

  • Bob N.

    Great location!!!

    February 26, 2013

  • George

    It's good to see y'all early this AM with awesome moonset behind Golden Gate Bridge. Let's have another chance at the right time on moonset-Earth position behind SF landmark soon (hopefully, not too long).

    February 26, 2013

  • Nikki D. P.

    Great Day to be up in the City and the weather was wonderful!

    February 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    The secrecy and waitlisting were frustrating. Given the location, I'm not sure why it was necessary. Nonetheless, I'm glad I got to participate as the shot was quite nice. Just wish I had a 500mm lens. =]

    February 26, 2013

    • Enrico

      The waiting list is for the lottery because more people signed up than the event limit. The secrecy is to not have 100 people show up that read the meetup. The event was limited to 20 because I don't want to deal/have more than 20 people. You may also want to read here about the meetup:­

      1 · February 26, 2013

  • May

    Sorry slammed with work and am not able to do this tomorrow morning. Hopefully someone else can take my spot!

    February 25, 2013

  • Rey

    I'm excited to join this shoot but can't get out from work this day. Have fun guys!

    February 24, 2013

  • Indira

    Anyone from Potrero I can carpool with? having car trouble and wont be able to get it fixed by Tuesday :(

    February 23, 2013

  • Peter K

    Anyone from East Bay/Pleasanton area and ant to carpool?

    February 22, 2013

  • AJ V.

    I have to give up my spot. Originally plan to take a day off - but need to attend an important meeting. Enjoy.

    February 22, 2013

  • Chuck H.

    Looking forward to it.

    February 22, 2013

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