Lunar Eclipse pics.
|18:50:42 - A bit misty. Umbral has started.|
|18:58:11 - Very misty!|
|19:15:53 - Almost half of the moon has been eaten!|
|19:27:08 - Oh no, I'm going to miss it, the clouds are rolling in.|
|19:36:49 - Ahhhh, that's better, not long to go now.|
|19:39:28 - Almost there.|
|19:43:23 - Going...|
|19:45:39 - Going...|
|19:49:31 - Gone|
The only light getting to the moon in the last picture when it was in totality, was being refracted (bent) by the Earth's atmosphere.
|Key events||Time (UT)|
|Moon enters Earth penumbra (some of sun blocked)||17:44|
|Moon enter's Earth umbra (partial eclipse - part of moon is totally blocked from sun)||18:42|
|Moon totally eclipsed by Earth||19:49|
|Moon leaves totality||20:52|
|Moon leaves Earth umbra (end of partial eclipse)||21:59|
|Moon leaves Earth penumbra (end of eclipse)||22:58|
Pictures ©2001 M.Sidey
For more information on eclipses go to the NASA Web Site.