Photos Of This Morning’s Lunar Eclipse

I got up way too early this morning, so I could witness the total eclipse of the moon. Despite my not-yet-caffeinated state, I managed to capture a few photos of the event to share with you.

In the first photo, taken at 6:48 Arizona time, the sky is still dark and the moon is about 40 percent eclipsed.

In the next photo, taken 25 minutes later at 7:13 the sky is already getting light and  Earth’s shadow is covering about 75 percent of the visible lunar surface.

In this last photo, taken only five minutes later at 7:18, coverage is almost full at about 90 percent.

Had I had a vantage point with an unobstructed view of the horizon, I’d have been able to see both the totally eclipsed moon to the west and the fully risen sun to the east a few minutes later.

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7 responses to “Photos Of This Morning’s Lunar Eclipse

  1. Beautiful!

    I also wanted to let you know that I nominated you for a Liebster Blog award. It’s meant for blogs with less than 200 followers that a fellow blogger feels deserves more attention. I definitely feel you deserve more attention!

    The rules are simple:

    1. Thank the person who nominated you, and link back to their blog.
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    3. Spread the Liebster Blog love Karma!

    So simple, and a quick way to make someone’s day!

    Don’t forget to post the Liebster Blog badge in your post and on your page. You can copy it from my page.

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  2. Really cool! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Mike – Love the photos! Very nice

  4. I miss your posts and your comments on my blog. I hope all is well.
    Gip

    • Mike | HomelessOnWheels

      Just been busy lately, a couple weeks out in Quartzsite with lots of activities and less-than-optimal internet access. But it’s time to get back to blogging again – mine as well as yours and others. Thanks for stopping by and commenting, Gip!

  5. You’re welcome. I’m glad you’re back around.
    Gip

  6. Pingback: The Crescent Sun – Annular Solar Eclipse Photos | Homeless On Wheels

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