Eclipse of the Moon

Tonight the Moon disappeared into the shadow of the Earth…. I decided that it would be cool to see if but even cooler if I actually got a few photos, and I did.. yay!
The Moon rises…
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The eclipse begins…
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At totality the Moon turns a deep red due to light being refracted around the Earth’s atmosphere.. coooool!
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This is due to refractor of light from the Sun in the Earth’s atmosphere.
As the eclipse ends the Moon shows its true power again..
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My telescope and the Moon
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One response to “Eclipse of the Moon”

  1. Blog says :

    I got up at 4.30 for this…

    Yep another astronomical event and another cloudy sky. Thinking back to the numerous events over my life time I swear there has only been two events that has not been really disapointing due to cloud, the [Venus transit in…

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