Total Lunar Eclipse, Earth's shadow (Jul 16, 2000)

Date & Time: Jul 16 2000, 1/60 to 1/250sec. exposed each, totally eclipsed image exposed 10sec.
7 images composed
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.

I've composed seven images in single flame and show you movement of moon for four hours. This image tells us the scale of Umbra, shadow of the Earth, and that this time the moon had passed almost just center of the Umbra.

Progress of Lunar Eclipse, change of coloration

Animation of total lunar eclipse

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