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Taken 27-Aug-07
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Dimensions1024 x 768
Original file size154 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken28-Aug-07 03:41
Date modified28-Aug-07 11:37
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeFUJIFILM
Camera modelFinePixS2Pro
Focal length (35mm)0 mm
Exposure15s at f/NA
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Total Lunar Eclipse Victoria BC August 28 2007

Total Lunar Eclipse Victoria BC August 28 2007

I was absolutely amazed by the depth of the red colour. I don't remember ever seeing it so dark red. Given the exposure at totality it was very dark. The view of the stars around the eclipsed Moon at totality was stunning. The totality images contain many mag 7 and 8 stars. They're cut off in the composite image.

Camera: Fuji Finepix S2
Sensor ISO: 400
Telescope: Televue NP101is 540mm f/5.4 with 2X Powermate for an effective f/ratio of f/11
Exposures: Full Moon 1/500 second; Beginning of Total Eclipse 2 seconds; Totality 16 seconds.