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Saturday, November 5, 2016

To the Moon and Back

 
A journal page for the Art Journal Journey challenge ......No faces, No leaves, No wings.
 
This page has a lot of layers and was inspired by the picture I pulled off the internet about November 14, when the moon will be closet to the earth.....or a Lunar Perigee.

Lunar Perigee and Apogee

The Moon's path around the Earth is elliptical, with one side of the orbit closer to Earth than the other. The side closest to the Earth is called the perigee and the side farthest from the Earth is known as the apogee.
The Moon's phase and the date of its approach to its perigee or apogee are not synced, though sometimes it is possible for a full Moon to occur close to the Moon's perigee. This is known as the Supermoon.
When this happens, the Moon may look larger than a normal full Moon or a micro Moon, a full Moon that occurs at the apogee. From Earth, a supermoon can look up to 12-14% larger and about 25-30% brighter than a micro moon.
 From: Date and Time
 Ok, enough science, you can check out more on the website....I did check out when it will be in my time zone.......5:25 A.M.
 
Here are the step outs of how this page came to be.............
 

 

 


 
Short and sweet for this Saturday morning.........
Hope your having a magnificent and crafty weekend.......remember this challenge runs for the full month of November so there is time to join............even more than once!!

6 comments:

  1. I am a huge moon fan (=lunatic?) so I just LOVE your wonderful page, just fantastic. Thanks for joining us again at AJJ, much appreciated, and thanks for the additional infos. Hugs, Valerie

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  2. What a very fantasy fully designed cover page. I love the moon and stars image with the lovely silhouette couple. Great!
    Greetings
    Sabine

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  3. An AMAZING page - so beautiful and great to see the progress Krisha!
    Thanks a lot for another fantastic page linked to our NO NO NO theme!
    Happy weekend to you
    ♥♥♥
    Susi

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  4. A stunning page, complete with a how-to and an astronomy lesson! How very cool!

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  5. A really lovely page Krisha and I enjoyed seeing the photos of how it progressed. Barbxx

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  6. What fabulous page - love the way you framed the picture (may have to pinch this idea!) Thanks for the moon facts - off to look it up for these parts!! Hugs, Chrisx

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