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tsunami 09-28-2015 02:11 PM

Last Nights Blood Moon
 
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Clouds finally cleared so I could get a couple decent photos of last nights lunar event. Enjoy

AWCHIEF 09-28-2015 02:13 PM

Thick full clouds with flooding rains. Not a good night for sky watching.

dznf0g 09-28-2015 02:18 PM

I saw it till about 2/3 covered....then clouds rolled in.

KJRitchie 09-28-2015 02:26 PM

Nice photo. Thanks for sharing.

I guess people on the moon saw a solar eclipse?

Kelvin

Remax gal 09-28-2015 03:41 PM

Decent shot???? Are you kidding me??? That is absolutely beautiful! Great job!


Laura & Tom

Gsmblue 09-28-2015 04:19 PM

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Here is my shot. Taken at Mt. Hood Village, Oregon. 200mm,F4, ISO 16000,0.3s while camping out with the airstream.

weirdstuff 09-28-2015 04:37 PM

Tsunami....gorgeous photo!

I made popcorn and watched the whole thing from my 7th floor condo in San Diego. I'm on the southeast corner, so had the perfect view. I was mesmerized by the whole thing. Came above the horizon (above the mountains around 6:30-ish) and I watched until 9:00-ish when it was full again.

I thought EVERYONE would be out on their balconies watching, but I didn't see a single other person out on our side of the building or in the building across the way.

BigAl 09-28-2015 04:40 PM

I saw it through cloud cover. Unfortunately the red colour did not show. Looked like a normal crescent moon.

weirdstuff 09-28-2015 04:47 PM

I think the magic was in watching the whole process. Otherwise, at certain points, you might just think it was a normal partial moon.

I was so happy we had such clear weather. Seems like every other time some cool thing in the sky has happened, we always have cloudy weather and can't see anything. Lucked out this time!

SteveSueMac 09-28-2015 05:25 PM

Great photo!!

Mine are terrible but we were at a small campsite in New Hampshire and our spot had the best viewing location for the event. My favorite part was the 4 couples who wandered by and took us up on our offer to bring their chairs and enjoy the view! Too cool!! 😃

Silverbee 09-28-2015 05:55 PM

Great Shot - tsunami
 
Really liked your picture. We didn't get the pretty red orange color, but did get to see the eclipse. It had rained here for 4 straight days but the cloud cover lifted enough to see it.

tsunami 09-28-2015 07:24 PM

Thanks everyone. Used a Nikon 82mm spotting scope attached to my Nikon DSLR. Made the lens about 1000 to 1200mm. Very tricky keeping it focused and stable and tracking the moving moon.


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Melody Ranch 09-28-2015 08:00 PM

The Moon from Texas point of view
 
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Caprock State Park.

robert claus 09-28-2015 08:15 PM

Great photos - fine records of a beautiful event. We took the Airstream out just 25 miles to a county park in Elgin, just to watch the eclipse last night. I made dinner and packed it in the trailer. When Becky got home from a class in Chicago, we took off, hoping to escape the developing clouds. A front pushed through at 9:30, during the coverage peak, and cleared the sky. We lay on a blanket outside, in the unseasonable September warmth, and enjoyed the spectacle. A nice night.


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