Tunc Tezel
Image taken:
Aug. 6, 2009
Denizli, Turkey
On the night of 5-6 August, there was a very shallow penumbral eclipse of the Moon. I was not able to see any shading with unaided eyes or through the eyepiece at maximum eclipse. But the camera was a more objective observer and some effect of the eclipse is detectable. Best way I could bring out the shading is this flip-flop of two pictures I took 3 hours apart. I took two identical 1/500-second pictures at 2139 UT (5th August) and during maximum eclipse (0040 UT, 6th August) using a Meade 8" LX10 SCT and a Canon EOS 5D at ISO 100.
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