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Of super moons and silky blooms

Posted by Teresa Hanafin  March 21, 2011 10:20 AM

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The "Super Moon" rose behind the Capitol Dome in Washington, DC Saturday.
(Reuters Photo / Hyungwon Kang)

I went out on my back deck late Saturday to see the so-called Super Moon -- at its closest point to the Earth in 18 years -- as well as to play with a new iPhone app called Star Walk (well, new to me).

Well, I couldn't see very many stars or planets because the moon was almost blinding!

If any of you captured any images of that moon, we'd love to see them. Just upload them to this gallery along with you name, town, and any EXIF information you can grab:

Super Moon gallery




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Orchid on display at the Boston Flower and Garden Show.
(Globe Staff Photo / Bill Greene)

Meanwhile, I visited the Boston Flower and Garden Show at the Seaport World Trade Center Saturday and thought I was going to get crushed by the crowd.

But I spotted LOTS of people with cameras, so if you were one of them, or if you've gone on other days and captured some images of flowers, plants, or overall displays, here's another gallery where you can display your work:

Boston Flower and Garden Show gallery

Thanks.


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