Predicting exactly where to stand to have the moon strike the top of the Transamerica Pyramid in San Francisco.
Each second of video translates into 2 minutes of time, so the 5 seconds of video represents 10 minutes of moon movement. Using eclipse predictions, lunar elevation angle and compass direction, I used the height of the tower to predict how far away I’d need to stand and in what compass direction. I mapped that point on Google Earth, showed up a little early to start shooting 120+ photos to created the timelapse sequence, and it turned out that I pretty much nailed it! The center of the moon passed right across the tip of the tower.
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