Full-size image (press browser back button to return) is a user-supported website.

The photoblog is free on the web.
Site subscribers can also access all our other educational content, with no banner ads.
Click here to learn about
Enchanted Learning.

Already a member?
Click here.

Enchanted Learning® Photoblog      Posted November 27, 2012   12:32 am

Jet Flying in Front of the Nearly Full Moon
Jet Flying in Front of the Nearly Full Moon

A jet plane flying in front of a nearly full moon.

The plane is a Boeing 737-900, 5 miles to the east and 2 miles up, over Bellevue, WA, USA. It's Alaska Airlines #29, coming from Chicago O'Hare and approaching Sea-Tac Airport.

The moon is 97.9% illuminated.

27 November 2012 1:42 UTC

      Full-size image (press browser back button to return)


Date taken: November 27, 2012
Place taken: Mercer Island, WA, USA
Mitchell Spector
Copyright ©2012 Enchanted Learning, LLC


Part of the Moon's Southern Hemisphere

Full Moon at Perigee

Waxing Crescent Moon, from Three Photos in One Evening

Last Quarter Moon in the Blue Daytime Sky

Waxing Crescent Moon, Day and Night

Full Moon on July Fourth

Last Quarter Moon in the Night Sky

The Pleiades, Moon, Jupiter, Aldebaran, and Venus over Lake Washington

The Pleiades Looking Down on the Moon

Waxing Crescent Moon over Tree

Nearly First Quarter Moon, Day and Night

Close-up of Bottom Half of First-Quarter Moon

Close-up of Top Half of First-Quarter Moon

Moon Rising, Nearly Full

Nearly Full Moon

First Full Moon of August 2012

Full Moon and Clouds

New Era Meets Old Era

More than 100 Million Years Apart

Waiting for the Blue Angels

Blue Angels Fleur-de-Lis Maneuver

Blue Angel on the Seattle Skyline

Four Blue Angels over Downtown Seattle

Going Up at a 40-Degree Angle

Blue Angels Double Farvel Maneuver

Blue Angels in Delta Formation

Nearly Third-Quarter Moon

Waning Crescent Moon

Pleiades and Moon Rising

Waxing Crescent Moon

First Quarter Moon in Daylight

Just Past First Quarter Moon, Day and Night

In Memory of Neil Armstrong

Waxing Gibbous Moon

Waxing Gibbous Moon - One Day Later

One Day Before the Full Moon

Second Full Moon in August ("Blue Moon")

A Second Night of the "Blue" Full Moon

Just Slightly Past a Full Moon

Waning Gibbous Moon 93% Illuminated

Waning Gibbous Moon 87% Illuminated

Waning Gibbous Moon 79% Illuminated

Waning Gibbous Moon 71% Illuminated

Waning Gibbous Moon 62% Illuminated

Daylight Moon, Waning Gibbous 58% Illuminated

Nearly Last-Quarter Moon, 52% Illuminated

Jupiter and Its Moons, Together with Our Moon

Last-Quarter Moon in the Daylight

Waning Crescent Moon, 15% Illuminated

Waxing Crescent Moon, 30% Illuminated

First Quarter Moon, 53.5% Illuminated

Waxing Gibbous Moon, 65% Illuminated

Waxing Gibbous Moon, 83.5% Illuminated

Gibbous Moon Rising

Waxing Gibbous Moon, 91% Illuminated

Waxing Gibbous Moon, 96% Illuminated

One Day Before the Full Moon, 99% Illuminated

Harvest Moon Rising at Sunset

The Peak of the Harvest Moon 2012

Second-Day Harvest Moon Just Peeking Over the Hills

Second-Day Harvest Moon Almost Above the Hills

Second Day of the Harvest Moon 2012, 99% Illuminated

Waning Gibbous Moon, 95% Illuminated

Waning Gibbous Moon, 91% Illuminated

Waning Gibbous Moon, 84.5% Illuminated

Waning Gibbous Moon, 77% Illuminated

Waning Gibbous Moon, 69% Illuminated

Waning Gibbous Moon, 59% Illuminated

Waning Crescent Moon, 40% Illuminated

Half Moon, Day and Night

Moon Just Past First Quarter, 55% Illuminated

Waxing Gibbous Moon, 90% Illuminated

Jet Flying in Front of the Nearly Full Moon

Waxing Gibbous Moon, 98% Illuminated

Waning Gibbous Moon, 63% Illuminated

Waning Gibbous Moon in the Morning Light

Clouds Moving in Front of the Daylight Moon

Waxing Crescent Moon, 39% Illuminated

Two-Thirds Moon

Bald Eagle, Underneath the Moon

Waxing Crescent Moon, 7.4% Illuminated

Waxing Crescent Moon, 23% Illuminated

Waxing Crescent Moon, 33% Illuminated

Waxing Gibbous Moon in the Daylight, 69% Illuminated

Waxing Gibbous Moon, Nearly Full, 99% Illuminated

Waxing Crescent Moon, 34% Illuminated

Just Past Full Moon

Moonlit Clouds

Waxing Gibbous Moon, 83.5% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous Moon, 96.3% illuminated

Waxing Crescent Moon, 14.8% Illuminated

Waxing Crescent Moon, 15.4% Illuminated

Earthshine on a Waxing Crescent Moon

Waxing Crescent Moon, 38.4% Illuminated

Waxing Crescent Moon, 5.8% Illuminated

Patriots Jet Team

Today's Sun and Full Moon

First Moonglow Above the Hills

The First Glimpse of the Rising Moon

Half of a Full Moon

Full Moon Rising over Bellevue

Full Moon over Lake Washington

Supermoon Montage from the Air

Waxing Crescent Moon, 7.5% Illuminated

Crescent Moon Setting over Seattle

The Moon, Saturn, and Zubenelgenubi Setting over Seattle

The Sun and the Harvest Moon

Harvest Moon in the Sky over Lake Washington

The Harvest Moon Midst Clouds and Stars

Waxing Gibbous Moon, Almost 3/4 Illuminated

Waxing Gibbous Moon, 84% Illuminated

The 2013 Hunter's Moon Rising

The Moon's Subtle Coloration

Full Moon over Lake Washington

Waxing Crescent Moon, 7% Illuminated

Colors in the Full Moon

Nearly Full Moon, 97.5% illuminated

Waning Crescent Moon in the Blue Morning Sky

Waxing Crescent Moon 7% Illuminated

Waxing Crescent Moon 9% Illuminated

Waxing Crescent Moon 6% Illuminated

Waxing Crescent Moon 18% Illuminated

Waxing Gibbous Moon 73% Illuminated

Midsummer Sun and Moon

Waxing Crescent Moon 13% Illuminated

Waxing Gibbous Moon 77% Illuminated

Nearly Full Moon 98% Illuminated

Blue Angels in Delta Formation over Seattle

Blue Angel Pilot

Blue Angels: Up and Down

Waiting for the Air Show

Blue Angels: Vertical

Blue Angel Zooming by Seattle

Blue Angel Rolling Upside-Down

Ten Hours before the August 2014 "Supermoon"

Supermoon Comparison

The August 2014 "Supermoon"

Waxing Gibbous Moon 80% Illuminated

Nearly Full Moon, 98% Illuminated

Waxing Gibbous Moon, 74% Illuminated

Sun with Large Sunspot on Nov. 6, 2014, and the Full Moon That Night

Waning Gibbous Moon and the Sun the Following Day

Gibbous Moon Rising behind a Tree

Waxing Gibbous Moon, 69.5% Illuminated

Christmas Moon

Lunar Eclipse of April 4, 2015

Crowds Gather to Watch the Blue Angels

Four Blue Angels with Smoke Trails

Four Blue Angels Climbing

All Six Blue Angels Zooming by Seattle

Blue Angel in Front of the Seattle Skyline

Pink Moon from Wildfire Smoke and Haze

Two Views of Totality: The Colorful Lunar Eclipse of September 28, 2015

Moonrise in Washington State

Blue Angel Practicing

Sun and Full Moon, Red from Wildfire Smoke

Waning Gibbous Moon, Back to Its Normal Color in Skies Free of Smoke

Total Lunar Eclipse of January 21, 2019 - Wolf Moon

The Moon and Mars - February 2020