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Supermoon Rises Over Nelson

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Photos By Paul Purpura : ©2011 www.nelsoncountylife.com : NCL Mountain Photographer, Paul Purpura, grabbed several nice shots of what's called a Supermoon rising over the Rockfish Valley Saturday night. This shot was taken from Founders Vision Overlook above Wintergreen Resort.

Wintergreen Resort
Nelson County, Virginia

According to the experts, a supermoon hasn’t occurred in our area for about 20 years. [2] So, NCL Photographer, Paul Purpura wasn’t going to miss this chance! He grabbed some very nice pictures from atop Wintergreen this past Saturday night.

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In this shot, the supermoon just begins to appear on the eastern horizon as seen from Founders Vision Overlook above Wintergreen Resort.

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A few evening clouds looked like they might cover the moon, but eventually went away, keep scrolling down!

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As the supermoon made its way up into the sky, Paul grabbed this one final shot!

Nice photos Paul!