Music for the soundtrack to Sledding In Montgomery County
This extemporaneous guitar jam/songwriting session was
written and performed under a full moon, and not just
any old full moon.
This full moon occurred on the winter solstice (December
22nd). Since the full moon on the winter solstice coincided
with a lunar perigee (the point in the moon's orbit that is
Earth), the moon appeared 14% larger than it does at apogee
(the point in it's elliptical orbit that is farthest from Earth). The
Earth was also several million miles closer to the sun at this time of
the year, making the sunlight striking the moon about 7%
You are lucky to see a moon like this once in every 133 years --
the biggest and brightest.
You are lucky to see a moon like this once in every 133 years -- the biggest and brightest.
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