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Smallest Full Moon in 2004
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The Decembre 2004 Full Moon was the smallest in 2004, because it occur about 3 hours after the apogee (the farest point of the Moon orbit). Then, the Moon being farest from the Earth, its diameter was smallest.
In this composite, I superpose the Full Moon over 2 others Moon picture taken 6 and 9 days before. And we also establishe that the Full Moon is smallest than the crescent of a 5 days and a half old Moon .
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Instrument   110 mm focal length, composite of 3 pictures
Exposure & film   1/125 s with digital camera Camedia 5060 fixé derrière oculaire 25 mm sur lunette 80/480
Date & place   December 2004, Quimper

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