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About this Image
This eclipse is a relatively rare central lunar eclipse, in which the center point of Earth's shadow passes across the Moon (visible in Europe).
The last time a lunar eclipse was closer to the center of the earth's shadow was on July 16, 2000.
The next central total lunar eclipse will be on July 27, 2018.
Takahashi FSQ-85 at 450 mm FL
|Camera||Canon 40D modified in raw mode|
|Date||June 15, 2011 20h00 UT.|
|Sky Conditions||some haze, temperature 18 C|
|Exposure||Combination of 18 exposures 1 sec at ISO 1600 for eclipsed Moon with 1 exposure 2 sec at ISO 800 for the foreground.|
|Processing||Photoshop CS5 and raw converter|