This is the second in a row of four consecutive total lunar eclipses in 2014 and 2015, photographed on October 8th from our garden in Menlo Park, CA. If you’ve missed it, here’s our photo of the first total lunar eclipse in this series of four taken in April from much the same location. This time around, we kept true to the name of our blog and added a little pink flavour to the composition:
And here is a more conventional photo. You can see the stars come out as the Moon is dimmed – and not only the stars! The bright point to the left of the Moon, about a lunar diameter away from its limb, is the planet Uranus.
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One night of almost new Moon and clear skies on Niijima Island’s Habushi Beach, in the great company of fun-loving people from the Tokyo Snow Club. With special thanks to fellow photographer Sachintha Gurudeniya (Sach) who braved the cold and the sleep deprivation to keep shooting with Aurora until 3am. Like … Continue reading
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As professional astronomers and amateur photographers, we felt it was really a requirement to upload some astrophotography to this blog. Shamefully, we did not have any good photos of the Milky Way until recently, when we teamed up with a fellow photographer and went on a trip to Crater Lake, … Continue reading