Date(s)

04/14/2014 & 04/15/2014
Mead, Colorado

Exposure Data

Various exposures
ISO400

Optics and Camera

Takahashi FSQ-106ED
Nikon D7100

Processing Tools

Photoshop CS6


Lunar Eclipse - April 14 & 15, 2014


10:54 PM 11:20 PM 11:40 PM 11:58 PM
12:20 AM 12:40 AM 1:07 AM 1:27 AM
1:46 AM 2:06 AM 2:25 AM 2:45 AM
3:05 AM 3:33 AM 3:53 AM 4:10 AM

The above sequence shows the movement of the moon through the earth's shadow.  The skies stayed clear for most of the eclipse.  High level haze moved in around 3:30 AM with clouds showing up 40 minutes later.

The event timings for this eclipse were: Partial Eclipse Begins - 11:58 PM, Total Eclipse Begins - 1:07 AM, Maximum Eclipse 1:46 AM, Total Eclipse Ends 2:25 AM, and Partial Eclipse Ends - 3:33 AM.  (All times are in MDT.)


Date(s)

1:46 AM MDT
04/15/2014
Mead, Colorado

Exposure Data

ISO400

Optics and Camera

Takahashi FSQ-106ED
Nikon D7100

Processing Tools

Photoshop CS6


Lunar Eclipse - 04/15/2014, 1:46 AM. Copyright 2014 Richard McCoy

The image above was taken at 1:46 AM; maximum eclipse.  The long exposure captures a number of stars.