Total Lunar Eclipse(Jul 16, 2000)
|Date & Time: ||Jul 16 2000, 22:33 JST(+0900), 10sec Exp.
|Optical: ||VIXEN 20cm(7.9") VISAC (f=1800mm, F9.0)
|Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
|Camera: ||VIXEN VX-1
|Film: ||Fujicolor Super G Ace 800
|Location: ||Subashiri halfway up Mt. Fuji, Shizuoka pref.
Total lunar eclipse
At East Asia and Oceania, an extraordinary good conditioned total lunar eclipse was observed on Jul 16 to 17.
Because the Moon crossed almost the center of Earth's shadow, the totality reached an hour and 47 minutes,
it's a historic long-time lunar eclipse.
on Jul 16, 2000
|Saros series||No. 129, Mmeber: 38 of 71|
|Start of Penumbral||19:48.3 JST (+0900)|
|Start of Umbral||20:57.6 JST (+0900)|
|Start of Totality||22:02.3 JST (+0900)|
|Maximum eclipse||22:56.3 JST (+0900)|
|End of Totality||23:48.8 JST (+0900)|
|End of Umbral||24:53.6 JST (+0900)|
|End of Penumbral||26:02.7 JST (+0900)|
This picture shows you a close-up image of the totally eclipsed Moon, we could enjoy an illusory view of tanned Moon through naked eyes and binoculars.
I've provided several other impressive images of this splendid sky event on and after next page.
Please check those without forgetting !