Results tagged “Eclipse” from Kazza the Blank One

So Wednesday night saw me standing outside for nearly two hours documenting the moon.

Part way there

Lunar eclipse

A little further

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Exposed for the dark side, makes the bright bit *very* bright

Lunar eclipse

A mid-way exposure

Lunar eclipse

Then I remembered I had Dad's 250mm lens.  Just cropped here, so the picture is bigger, but I don't think the quality is there - it's very soft.

Lunar eclipse

Another one

Lunar eclipse

This a 30 second exposure so I could capture Neptune - which is in the very top right corner of the picture

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Back to my lens

Lunar eclipse

Totality is finished now

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And a bit more out of the shadow

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At this point I gave up and went to bed

Eclipse!

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So this morning I woke up, looked out the window, and got depressed that I was going to miss the eclipse - on account of cloud cover over Canberra.

So got ready and went to work.

As I got off the bus I looked over my shoulder and there was a sort of break in the clouds!  Enough to see the sun obscured enough by clouds to get photos!  So grabbed my camera and snapped a bunch of pics!  Epic awesome!!

Solar eclipse over Canberra
Yay for clouds!  Cause I wouldn't have gotten photos like that otherwise, on account of not having any solar filters and all..!


Tonight went over the hills for a lovely prawn salad for dinner.  And some beer.  And a little wine.  Good times :):)

Penumbra

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About as much as I could see of the last lunar eclipse

Penumbra

Eclipse

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I wasn't really planning on attempting moon photos tonight.  We don't have a good view of the east so I'd have to go out to try and find somewhere that could actually see the moonrise.

But in the end I did go out and found somewhere with a clear view of the moon.  

It was pretty cool.

Lunar eclipse
Maybe I should get that L series lens.. although the 24-105 would have this picture a little smaller, but clearer.  Unless I got a super zoom 300mm.. that would give me a much better zoom hehe.

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