Date(s)

06/04/2012
Mead, Colorado

Exposure Data

Various exposures
ISO100

Optics and Camera

Takahashi FSQ-106ED
Nikon D7000

Processing Tools

Photoshop CS5


Lunar Eclipse - June 04, 2012


2:48 AM 3:08 AM 3:28 AM 4:08 AM
4:28 AM 4:48 AM 5:03 AM 5:15 AM

The above sequence shows the movement of the earth's shadow over the moon during this eclipse.  From the vantage point of the observatory, the moon disappeared behind some trees from 3:30 AM until 4:38 AM. At 5:18 AM the moon disappeared behind a house; ending eclipse viewing at this location.

The event timings for this eclipse were: Partial Eclipse Begins - 3:58 AM, Maximum Eclipse 5:03 AM, and Partial Eclipse Ends - 6:06 AM.  (All times are in MDT.)


Date(s)

5:03 AM MDT
12/10/2011
Mead, Colorado

Exposure Data

ISO100

Optics and Camera

Takahashi FSQ-106ED
Nikon D7000

Processing Tools

Photoshop CS5


Lunar Eclipse - 06/04/2012, 5:03 AM. Copyright 2012 Richard McCoy

The image above was taken at 5:03 AM; maximum eclipse.