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Remind HN: There's a lunar eclipse right now
40 points by dkokelley on Dec 10, 2011 | hide | past | web | favorite | 6 comments
Starts at 6:06am Pacific Time. Anyone west of the Rockies to about Hawaii should be able to see it.

My wife and I got up early, drove 1 block for an unobstructed view: https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/117612439870300277560/alb...

I took three pictures. My T2i camera made the pictures look like they were taken in daylight so I edited them making them dimmer, and then dimmer with high contrast. The dimmed high contrast pictures look like the eclipse as seen with the naked eye.

very nice. The moon must have been too low in the sky for me to find. I was wishing I was in Arizona, where I never missed such events. Glad to see your pics of the eclipse from that majestic landscape.

you're telling me those pictures were taken at night? wow, thats hard to believe.

Yes, during the Lunar eclipse, the sun is on the other side of the planet. It's like [sun] [earth]* [moon] in a straight line. (The * is where the photographer who sees the moon is)

It is also very visible in the Indian sub-continent.

I am in Pakistan. It's lovely and clear dark sky here and I and wife witnessed partial lunar eclipse here.

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