Moon eclipse from outback Australia

10 months 3 weeks ago - 10 months 3 weeks ago #594790 by Ozzie_Traveller
G'day all

I'm outside Longreach [where QANTAS airlines was born about 100 yrs ago] and about 1200km NW of the Queensland state capital, Brisbane

Here's my take on the moon eclipse of 27 July ...

ps: funnily enough the moonrise the next night was a beaut red as well, however it soon changed to its usual white

As always feedback welcome
Phil from the great land Downunder
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10 months 3 weeks ago #594800 by garyrhook
Cool. We couldn't see it from over here, and the last one here was on a very foggy morning. So I got nothing.

The problem I have with shots of the full moon is that you lose the definition of the mountains and craters. I ran out one evening last week (3/4 full?) to get a shot with my 200-500 and it came out reasonably well. I think I prefer partial moons if it's just the moon.

That said, your sequence is cool. That's a worthwhile thing to do with an eclipse.


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10 months 3 weeks ago #594812 by Ozzie_Traveller
G'day Gary

Agree completely re- full-moon vs half-moon and you certainly need heaps of lens to get a decent result. The multi-image approach of mine is only successful when there's something to actually look at and little if any heat haze to disturb the image sharpness - which for us on the night of the eclipse was around 25C at midnight :)

Phil from the great land Downunder
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10 months 3 weeks ago #595577 by effron
Well done, Ozzie!

Why so serious?
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