Total Lunar Eclipse june 2011

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Last night we witnessed the Total lunar eclipse over UAE. I posed below a short timelapse video dont miss it.

Taken by Celestron 8″ Schmidt Cassegrain telescope + Celestron Focal reducer/corrector F6.3 + Canon 50D

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Celestron 8″ Schmidt Cassegrain telescope + Celestron Focal reducer/corrector F6.3 + Canon 50D

Totl Lunar Eclipse 15-June-2011

Hello everyone, :)

A total lunar eclipse will take place on 15-june-2011.

Visibility

Timing

Lunar eclipse will start at 9:24 PM at UAE time and the total eclipse will be at 11:22 PM till 1:02 AM. The eclipse will end around 3 AM, the total time will be around 5:30 hours. The moon will rise at 6:45PM between E – SE side. The eclipse will take place on the SE side.

Stages

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Astrophotography Solar Eclipse 2011

On January 4th 2011, the world witnessed the Solar Eclipse. Solar Eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth. The Moon covers the Sun partially or fully as viewed at some locations on Earth. On January 4th 2011, a partial solar eclipse occurred  in United Arab Emirates from 12:15 PM till 2:30.

Special thanks to Dubai Astronomy Group for their support.

Equipment Used: Canon 50D, 70-200mm F/4 L IS USM + Eclipse paper