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Lunar Eclipse

Lunar Eclipse

Last seen in 1638
Next sighting will be in 2094!

This lunar eclipse was a very rare event.
Aside from the fact that it was the first to occur on the day of Winter Solstice in 372 years, this lunar eclipse will be followed by a meteor shower named as Ursids which is expected to peak on
December 22 to 23, 2010.
The Ursid meteor shower usually coincides with the winter solstice, and is best seen by polar bears since they come from near the celestial north pole.

MSNBC - Lunar eclipse shot in Cochranville, PA

Canon EOS 40D
2s f/5.6 at 300.0mm iso320 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
marita toftgard13-Jan-2011 09:25
great capture!!!
an nguyen03-Jan-2011 02:33
Really great because I missed it :(
slhoornstra01-Jan-2011 01:33
A really great shot, beautiful tones, excellent!! Happy New Year to you. It is a treat to have you as a friend. VVV
Bill Warren31-Dec-2010 01:36
Elegant capture of this eclipse I could not drag myself out of bed to see.
carol j. phipps29-Dec-2010 00:02
Fabulous! I wanted to see it, but forgot with all that is going on.
Carol Breton26-Dec-2010 05:13
Fabulous capture Stephanie. ~
j>a>e>17 :):):)25-Dec-2010 06:28
WOW & glad i found this due to missing this event due to SNOWY NIGHT SKIES!!!! howlin' AWELIVE just for you tooo AAAHHHOOO & have a merrry SMILEARRRIFIC christmooose FEST O'FUNFUNFUNFUN!!!! :):):):)
Sandi Whitteker24-Dec-2010 05:38
Look what you captured! Great job! We had torrential rain, nnd not one little peak at the event. So beautiful Steph!
Norman Richard24-Dec-2010 01:25
THAT is some nice ball!
larose forest photos23-Dec-2010 20:34
This is magnificent!!!! WOW! A stunning image, Stephanie. My compliments.
alfredo camba jr.23-Dec-2010 15:16
Wonderful capture of the rare lunar eclipse! V
Julie Queybronac (Bryline)23-Dec-2010 11:55
Superbe !! V
Graeme23-Dec-2010 10:20
Such a fabulous scene, Stephanie.BV
Ton, Ben & Rob Nagtegaal23-Dec-2010 08:07
I love this one, great work!!
J. Scott Coile22-Dec-2010 22:39
Pierre22-Dec-2010 21:20
Très belle réussite Stephanie! V
DirkM - DMEpics22-Dec-2010 19:46
Very beautiful ! -V-
Doug Cruden22-Dec-2010 16:07
What a fabulous shot Stephanie...really well done!
Art Rodriguez22-Dec-2010 14:41
Beautiful shoot and great composition! V!
CM Kwan22-Dec-2010 10:53
Superb capture, Steph! V
meekam tam22-Dec-2010 10:30
You did a wonderful job,Stephanie! Extremely beautiful moon eclipse! V
eye2see22-Dec-2010 05:25
I saw it too! This is just exactly how I saw it! My compliments! ~V
Cedric Sims22-Dec-2010 04:24
Nice one Stephanie!
Liz Bickel22-Dec-2010 03:47
Beautiful capture of the red! It was too cloudy here for us to even start to see the moon - let alone the eclipse. However, I now really enjoy seeing your image with such good color. What a sight it must have been in real life!!!
Ed McConnell22-Dec-2010 02:03
great shot at the right time..too cloudy for us to see it.
Hank Vander Velde22-Dec-2010 00:57
TERRIFIC shot Stephanie.
Yvonne22-Dec-2010 00:48
Wow, what a superb image! v
Jean Chiasson22-Dec-2010 00:19
Great exposure and tones Stephanie vote
jean-yves chamberland21-Dec-2010 23:57
stunning shot Stephanie!
David Hobbs21-Dec-2010 23:21
Wonderful image Stephanie. Nicely framed. Good info. V
Colin Storey21-Dec-2010 22:01
Very well done for this wonderful image of the eclipse. v
François Fauchard21-Dec-2010 21:59
Wonderful shot of the eclipse !
Jay Levin21-Dec-2010 21:49
Outstanding long exposure shot at 5 A.M., Stephanie! You deserve a medal for this.
Paolo Peggi (aka Bracciodiferro)21-Dec-2010 21:38
Amazing shot! BV
sue anne21-Dec-2010 21:26
Excellent !!! BigV.
Patricia Kay21-Dec-2010 21:22
You got a great shot Steph...Bravo!!!...BV
Pete Hemington21-Dec-2010 21:03
Super to see this all round the world
Luca Zanoni21-Dec-2010 20:54
qui non ce l'abbiamo... ;)v
marie-jose wolff21-Dec-2010 19:54
fantastic capture, Sthephanie! V
Johnny JAG21-Dec-2010 19:49
Nicely captured.
laine21-Dec-2010 19:02
Superb event and beautifully captured!!
John Hamers21-Dec-2010 18:37
Great shot of this unique event !!!
carabias21-Dec-2010 17:41
La Tierra entre la Luna y el Sol. Una gran captura. V
Walter O. Koenig21-Dec-2010 16:22
Nice one Steph, great tones. I missed it because it's been raining here for days. :(
Margot W21-Dec-2010 16:02
I knew I'd miss this one Steph. I looked out about 10:30 and it was cloudy. I'll have to wait for the next one. Your photo is awesome.
Tom Munson21-Dec-2010 15:56
Way to go, Stephaine! Great shot. It was overcast up here. Bummer!
Laryl21-Dec-2010 15:35
great job.. I didn't get to see the total, only a few brief windy seconds that I did photograph.. well done!
globalgadabout21-Dec-2010 15:28
bravo Stephanie...superb image of this celestial in Vancouver the moon was obscured by clouds...V
Enny21-Dec-2010 15:27
excellent work Stephanie, chapeau.
Nancy Lobaugh21-Dec-2010 15:21
excellent capture!
reflectionsofnature21-Dec-2010 14:59
Excellent shot of the eclipse Stephanie! A+++ on this one!
We didn't get to see the eclipse here, unfortunately, because of cloud cover.
heather21-Dec-2010 14:36
Fabulous shot Steph! V
Sam Rua21-Dec-2010 14:18
Wonderful capture, Stephanie. You were a trooper to stay up late and brave the cold to get this shot.
Ken Duckert21-Dec-2010 14:02
Excellent shot Stephanie!
Jim Coffman21-Dec-2010 13:41
Simply awesome!!! BV
Gérard Koehl21-Dec-2010 13:38
Wow... spectaculaire. V
Fay Stout21-Dec-2010 13:32
Beautiful Steph! V.
LynnH21-Dec-2010 13:27
A wonderful catch of the eclipse last night. It was cloudy here, so no view. V+
Inga Morozoff21-Dec-2010 13:24
Way to go! I couldn't manage to haul my arse outta bed to stand in -20°C temps to take photograph this event.
Frank Wilson21-Dec-2010 13:18
WOW! Nice work and real guts to shoot at that time of night . . . and so cold.
Linda Willets21-Dec-2010 12:24
Awesome, cloud cover here never saw it.
Cindi Smith21-Dec-2010 12:04
Whoa! That looks great....I didn't wake up to get a shot! :)
Vince21-Dec-2010 12:03
A rare treat for us Pbasers here. Very well done Stephanie. Vote.
Mangles Photography21-Dec-2010 11:56
Great shot , just beautiful
iamjv21-Dec-2010 11:53
Luv the shot with it's edge of lit surface and the added info.... nicely done! Jv V!
Kevin Chester21-Dec-2010 11:46
A fine catch of the eclipse, I hope mine turns out as well.
Colin Clarke21-Dec-2010 11:43
Neat image. Extra points for being up at that early AM time to view this lovely sight. V.

(I wonder when it last happened that a polar bear, while viewing an eclipse on the Solstice, was hit by an Ursid fragment ?)
Xavi Barneda21-Dec-2010 11:41
Wonderful, stunning capture! V!!
Lee Rudd21-Dec-2010 11:07
gorgeous eclipse! did you see any polar bears? :)
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