Lunar Eclipse

20 February 2008

Eclipse

 The above image is the Lunar Eclipse of 20 February 2008.   The very large crater on the right side center of the Moon is Tycho.

  This digital image was obtained with a Nikon D70 DSLR camera at the Prime Focus of a William Optics FLT110 4" f/7 refractor telescope.  The image is a stack of five 2-sec exposures, post-processed in Paintshop Pro Photo.

Lunar Eclipse - September 1996

Lunar eclipse from 26 September 1996 taken at the prime focus of a 16" f/4.5 Newtonian telescope.  This image was obtained as the Moon was entering into the Earth's shadow.

Lunar Eclipse - September 1996

Lunar eclipse from 26 September 1996 taken at the prime focus of a 16" f/4.5 Newtonian telescope.  This image was obtained as the Moon was fully entered into the Earth's shadow.  Notice the faint star near the Moon's limb near the top center of the image

Lunar Eclipse Jan 21, 2000

Lunar eclipse from 21 January 2000 taken at the prime focus of a 16" f/4.5 Newtonian telescope.  

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