Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Lunar Eclipse Photos
I stepped outside last night around 2am to have a look at the eclipse. It was cold out in Muskoka last night: -16! I've seen lunar eclipses before but this one was special since it fell on the same day as the winter solstice. There is a strange feeling that comes along with the moon, especially when it's full, don't you think?
the beginning of the eclipse
We were lucky to have a clear night in Muskoka!
I went inside to warm up for a bit and came back out around 2.45am to a red moon. I wish I had a better camera...the moon looked like it was popping out of the sky.
On a stewardship side note, here are some links I thought you might find interesting:
Related to the night sky, Why it's important to consider the concept of dark skies, a Muskoka example, and what you can do on your property
Did anyone see any shooting stars?
Did you get some photos or videos?
Send them to me and I'll post them to the blog!