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Originally posted by LifeInDeath
It is definitely lens flare.
The full moon at night can look extremely bright through a camera. When I tried to video tape a brief shot of the Supermoon last month, I was surprised just how much light was coming off of it. Even after stopping my lens down all the way it was too bright and I had to start using my neutral density filters to cut the light to 1/16 before I could resolve the moon's features. This had been the first time I'd ever tried to shoot the full moon at night, so I learned some things.
With a light that bright, it's no surprise at all you are seeing a lens flare. That's just what happens.edit on 4/17/2011 by LifeInDeath because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by forall2see
I see the camera light reflection, mainly to the right. But to me, the red dot to the lower left appears to stay proportionately affixed in its position at the lower left of the moon. Don't lens flares drift in pictures?