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Observation by Nick James: Penumbral lunar eclipse

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Nick James

Observer

Nick James

Observed

2021 Nov 19 - 06:52

Uploaded

2021 Nov 19 - 07:34

Objects

The Moon
Eclipse

Equipment
  • ASI183MC + Tamron 500mm f/8
Exposure

20ms

Location

Chelmsford, UK

Target name

Moon

Title

Penumbral lunar eclipse

About this image

Chelmsford was definitely in the wrong part of the country for this eclipse but I found a nearby field with a clear horizon and set up there. The sky was clear but a bank of cloud extended up to around 3deg elevation in the direction of the Moon. It set into that around 06:54 UTC. This is the last image taken in cloud free conditions. The penumbra is just visible at the top. 

Only half a lunation now until the Antarctic total solar eclipse of December 4.

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Nick James
Nick James, 2021 Nov 19 - 20:53 UTC

Here's a link to the compressed 4K video that this image came from. It shows how bad the seeing can be at that altitude.

https://nickdjames.com/20211119_eclipse/2021-11-19-0652_2-Sun.AVI.mp4

 

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