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Lunar Eclipses


From the author of   Sizing Up The Universe



Total Lunar Eclipse on Dec 21, 2010

Montage

3:03am Wide Field. (The open cluster is M35)

3:03am Closer.


3:08am. Twenty four 1-second exosures at ISO 1600

3:03am. Ten 2-second exposures at ISO 1600.

2:36am. Ten 1/3-second exposures at ISO 800

2:35am Six 1/8-second exposures at ISO 800

2:29am. Best 2 of Ten 1/8-second exposures at ISO 800

2:23am. Best 2 of Six 1/2-second exposures at ISO 100

2:18am. Best 2 of Twelve 1/15-second exposures at ISO 100

2:09am. Best 2 of Fourteen 1/10-second exposures at ISO 100

1:56am. Best 2 of Thirteen 1/125-second exposures at ISO 100

1:36am. Best 2 of Six 1/125-second exposures at ISO 100 (Oops... AWB)

1:31am. Best 2 of Six 1/125-second exposures at ISO 100 (Oops... AWB)

01:31-03:10 EST
Canon Digital Rebel XSi (450D) on 10" RC
Two-frame mosaics (north/south).
Unsharp mask and noise reduction.


Total Lunar Eclipse on Feb 20, 2008

Bright Stars

Dim Stars

22:24-22:27 EST
Starlight Express SXV on 4" Tak FSQ
For Moon: R=6x0.5 sec, G=5x0.5 sec, B=6x0.5 sec.
For bright stars: R=4x2 min, G=5x2 min, B=4x2 min.

Click here to view CdC star chart.


22:13-22:16 EST
Starlight Express SXV on 4" Tak FSQ
L=R=0.5 sec, G=0.5 sec, B=0.5 sec.


21:02 EST
Starlight Express SXV on 4" Tak FSQ
R=0.001 sec


21:19 EST
Starlight Express SXV on 4" Tak FSQ
R=0.001 sec


Partial Lunar Eclipse on Mar 3, 2007

19:48-19:51 EST
Starlight Express SXV on 4" Tak FSQ
Five frames in H-alpha, 0.05 seconds each.


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