Progress of Lunar Eclipse, HDR composite images (Oct 8, 2014)

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Date & Time: Oct 8 2014, Times in image represent JST(+0900)
HDR composite of 4 to 6 shots each with Photoshop CC
Optical: VIXEN 20cm(7.9") VISAC (f=1800mm, F9.0)
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Digital Camera: Nikon D700
Location: Tokai vil., Ibaraki pref.

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




This nine set of lunar eclipse images on Oct 8, 2014 have been HDR(High Dynamic Range)-composed of several 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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