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Lunar Eclipse

William Little

April 28, 2012

Lunar Eclipse

Image Credit: Bill Little

I made this collage showing various phases of the 28 August 2007 lunar eclipse from a sequence of pictures I took from the sidewalk in front of my house here in Southern California. I used a tripod mounted Nikon Coolpix 5700 camera with a telephoto lens. Since I had to go to work the next morning I had intended to only watch part of this late night eclipse but it was such a clear night I just had to stay up until 5:30 to see and photograph all of it. I was not entirely alone all night enjoying this phenomenon. Around 3 AM I heard a noise and turned to find a young possum had come up behind me to see what I was doing.


eclipse-maps: 10/06/2014 05:10 CDT

I've made an animation of this lunar eclipse at This animation shows both the appearance of the eclipse as well as which side of Earth can see it. Times of eclipse are given in a variety of local time zones as well as Universal Time (UT)

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