What a shot! 'Supermoon' photo

Statesman staffJune 25, 2013 

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A "supermoon" rises over Table Rock on June 22.

KYLE GREEN — kgreen@idahostatesman.com Buy Photo

Statesman photographer Kyle Green's picture of the "supermoon" above Table Rock on Saturday night generated quite a response from our readers - and grabbed the attention of media, including Boston.com, The Denver Post and CBS.

Beautiful, amazing and spectacular were just some of the adjectives used to describe the photo on the Statesman's Facebook page. The photo has reached more than 109,000 people. To join the conversation, visit Facebook.com/IdahoStatesman.

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Technical talk: "This shot was taken at 10:37 p.m. (Saturday) night. ... The compression of distance (why the people on the mountain look so close to the moon) is from using a very long lens. I shot with a 70-200 with a 1.4 extender, giving me a focal length of a 364 mm lens," Green said.

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