19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Moonset Behind a West Texas Mountain

This photo shows the crescent moon setting behind one of the many West Texas mountains. This is a single image showing the illuminated portion of the lunar surface, the earthshine on the remaining portion and the silhouette of the mountain in the foreground.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Terlingua, Texas, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D800
Copyright: © Robert Brown