Lunar eclipse page #1

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Images pi00122 and pi00732 show how moon glides (from upper right to lower left) through the shaddow of Earth in space. (Both are exposed into a single piece of film.)Images pi00121, pi00142, pi00651, pi00724 and pi00731 show the same phenomenon with multiple exposures: moon is rising or setting as Earth rotates but simultaneously moon also travels eastward with respect to Earth and through Earth's shadow in space. Image pi00743 shows a three hour time exposure of lunar eclipse. pi00721 shows totally eclipsed moon among stars.
On the 3rd row there are some samples of Nov 8/9 2003 lunar eclipse. The first image shows moon among constellations; the second image pi0844 is a single piece of film and moon exposed three times while slow motion followed star motion (yes, it is unsharp); then there is this typical interval view (8 minute interval between lunar images) while moon was moving in the sky; two images with scenery were made with double exposure (eclipsed moon from sky and after that an other exposure by picking the scenere on the same piece of film). The last image in this row is composed with PC from 5 separate images as the moon drifts from right to left through earth's shaddow.
The last 5 rows (starting from pi01443) are from 28Oct2004 lunar eclipse. The first picture is exposed into a single piece of film at 10 minutes' intervals and the background slightly after moon had escaped from the image. The large moon with city silhouette is always a double exposure: moon has been exposed into a piece of film and then a second exposure is made while camera is aimed at horizon. The last 3 rows are compositions except "piYHD" which is a time exposure of lunar eclipse (deep ND-filter used) above the actual horizon. Also in this image it is clearly visible how the moon passed the upper part of the earth's shadow .


pi00122

pi00121

pi00142

pi00531

pi00744

pi00743

pi00632

pi00651

pi00721

pi00724

pi00731

pi00732

pi00751

pi00812

pi0842

pi0844

pi0851

pi0913

pi0933

pi01443

pi01524

pi01531

pi01534

pi01541

pi01551

pi01553

pi01554

pi01612

pi01614

pi01624

pi01631

pi01644



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