Posted by: Bert and Tania | December 21, 2010

Megalunar Eclipse

Thanks to Cecilia last night for letting us know there was a lunar eclipse in Buenos Aires. We got up at 3:30am when the Earth’s shadow started appearing on one side of the incredibly bright moon. I stayed up taking some pictures for the next 90mins, hoping that the eclipse would be complete before the Moon went too far down behind our neighbour’s bathroom. Well, it did require a stepladder, but I managed to just about get the whole thing. Fascinating.

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  1. Bert, that is all kinds of awesome.

  2. Fantastic pics. And on the winter solstice too…

  3. I don’t have words for this, so beautiful and definitely worth to get up in the middle of the night. Thank you for sharing this with us! White X-mas greetings from Brussels.
    Caroline

    • Thanks Caroline! It was beautiful… Happy 2011!

  4. hello y’all. they’s very nice moon pictures. have a merry xmas and that 🙂


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