I had a great vantage point from which to view the eclipse, and to the northwest, the skies were nicely lit up as people waited for the moon. Evidently, my vantage point isn't much of a secret!
As the moon moved higher on the horizon, the visible crescent became smaller...
And smaller... this one reminds me of an eyeball or a diamond ring!
And smaller still. Here, just the slightest edge is illuminated.
Same image as above, just cropped. I like this shot... never seen a moon look like this before!
Finally, the moon just kind of disappeared for a while. Without a strong telephoto lens, binoculars, or a telescope, you would have been disappointed. People around me started to chit chat, and a few left. However, viewed through my telephoto lens, I could see the faint moon picking up a definite reddish tint by about 7:45 PM.
|F/11, 2 sec exposure, 800mm, ISO 3200|
Hope you had a chance to go out and check out the lunar eclipse! Linking with Skywatch Friday. Click on the link to check out great skies from around the world!!