By Bruce Wendler

Moonset Over Kelso Dunes, California

State/Province/Region
CA
Country
US
Nearest Area
Majave National Preserve
Town
Barstow
Brief Directions

Can get to the Kelso Dunes from Baker or Barstow California off Highway 15 or 40. Kelbaker road runs across the Mojave Preserve. Look for the Kelso Dunes about 10 miles north of US40.

Notes

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Description

December 28th, California had a moonset at the same time as the sunrise. Using the Photogapher's Ephemeris to line up the site that would set the moon over a couple of Kelso Dune peaks out several miles from the peaks themselves, we just had to wait in the cold air for the timeing to be right. Unstable air in the desert caused from pockets of air different tempeatures caused different oolor bands of air with the break just above the moon.

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Date Added
January 1, 2013
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January 1, 2013

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