Progress of Lunar Eclipse, HDR composite images (Dec 10, 2011)

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Date & Time: Dec 10 2011, Times in image represent JST(+0900)
HDR composite of 4 shots each with Photoshop CS5
Optical: VIXEN 20cm(7.9") VISAC (f=1800mm, F9.0)
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Digital Camera: Nikon D700
Location: Hitachi-oota city, Ibaraki pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...JPEG-FINE(4256 x 2832)
Device Size...FX format (36 x 24mm)
Sensitivity...ISO800, White Balance...Daylight




This nine set of lunar eclipse images on Dec 10, 2011 have been HDR(High Dynamic Range)-composed of 4 images exposed with different EVs to represent wide differences of brightness. Our naked eyes can recognize both lunar surface features of parts of shadow and un-eclipsed clearly same with this image. This set of images shows you that shadow near the edge of Umbra have a bit bluished color.




Progress of Lunar Eclipse, change of coloration

Continuous composed image of Total Lunar Eclipse


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