Oct 20, 2013

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse 2013 Oct 18/19

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse of the Hunters Moon

A beautiful sight especially in binoculars. After the maximum some intermittend clouds made a nice background. At 02:38 (48 min past maximum) the darkening at lower right was still obvious through 7x42 binos.

Oct 18, 23h 52m UT, 2 min past maximum, b/w, contrast enhanced at right

Oct 19, 00h 06m UT, 16 min past maximum, with cloud
Panasonic DMC G3, f=42mm, ISO200, f/5.6,  exposures 1/400 and 1/10s combined