Photographer Captures Once-in-lifetime Shot of the Moon Disguised as Saturn

An incredible image of the moon looking like Saturn has been captured by a lucky photographer in Guatemala.

From the perspective of the Acatenango volcano base camp rings of clouds disguised our closest neighbor as the famous ringed planet. The majestic shot was captured by photographer Francisco Sojuel. He hiked for six hours to get above the Acatenango base camp to get the perfect view and the once-in-a-lifetime shot.

In the early morning, just before sunrise, Sojuel looked up and saw the mesmerizing Moon surrounded by a ring of clouds, which made it look like it was dressed up like Saturn.

The great silhouette of Pacaya volcano and the Guatemalan highlands fill out the lower portion of the image and add the drama. According to the photographer, the cloud is actually a cirrostratus cloud made of ice crystals.

When seen from certain angles it looks like they’ve created halos around the moon. Given that there’s no real halo around this Moon and the texture of the cloud is a bit fluffy, it might be a cirrostratus fibratus or a cirrus spissatus cloud. These are both denser and are often formed by strong winds.

Sojuel is known for his amazing landscape photography also for his astrophotography as well. Scroll down below to see some of his astonishing shots.

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Photographer Captures Vast Array of Wild Animals That Cross a Nearby Log Bridge

While we might not all be lucky enough to have bears and bobcats in our backyard, it’s super easy to capture footage of your own local wildlife. All you need to do is invest in one of the best trail cameras, pick a suitable spot in your garden and then simply sit back and wait. The beauty of trail cameras is that they completely remove the human element from wildlife photography and videography. Even the most experienced wildlife photographer runs the risk of encroaching on their subject’s space and affecting their behavior.

And the fact that you don’t need a pro-level camera and telephoto lens to capture amazing footage of local wildlife – is also proved by a YouTube video. The video shows an incredible mixture of animals crossing a log bridge in Pennsylvania. Captured by local man Robert Bush using a camera trap, wildlife including bears, bobcats, grouse, beavers, and more used a fallen log to traverse the terrain. In addition, Bush runs a Facebook Page and YouTube Channel Bob’s Pennsylvania Wildlife Camera, where he posts all of his footage as it’s captured.

Hence, you can find Robert’s video below which shows animals that crossed the bridge over the course of one year. This is a natural habitat of all these species, and it’s fascinating just how many of them there are. In the meantime, check out more of Robert Bush’s incredible wildlife footage here. It’s all about wildlife and if you enjoy wildlife photography and films, I’m sure you’ll love it!

Robert Bush Sr.: Facebook | YouTube

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This amazing video was created using a trail camera over the course of a year. It seems that Robert Bush was able to cannily predict that the fallen log would provide a ‘choke point’ for land-based wildlife to be able to cross the river.

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