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Total Lunar Eclipse tonight!

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  1. BigMike

    BigMike BrokenbikeMike

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  2. binary visions

    binary visions The voice of reason

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    I'm breaking out the camera + telephoto for it tonight. See if I can get a few good pictures :thumb:
     
  3. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    Remember, don't look directly at it.
     
  4. BigMike

    BigMike BrokenbikeMike

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    Me to! Post back here tomorrow, lets compare!
     
  5. urbaindk

    urbaindk The Real Dr. Science

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    I'm hoping that's a joke.
     
  6. Arkayne

    Arkayne I come bearing GIFs

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    I'll have to count on your pics. It's a rainy day today.
     
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    H8R Cranky Pants

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    :rofl:
     
  8. ThePriceSeliger

    ThePriceSeliger Mushhead

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    It might be to cloudy here... Is there any chance?
     
  9. BigMike

    BigMike BrokenbikeMike

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    It's cloudy and rainy out now, so here is looking to you for pics BV!
     
  10. r464

    r464 Turbo Monkey

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    I think that we're going to be out of luck with the overcast skies tonight, too.

    Well, the next one comes in 2010...
     
  11. Upgr8r

    Upgr8r High Priest or maybe Jedi Master

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    I think I'm busy that night
     
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    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    You wouldn't know a lunar eclipse from Uranus.
     
  13. Dartman

    Dartman Old Bastard Mike

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  14. binary visions

    binary visions The voice of reason

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    It has officially completely clouded over... oh well. Didn't get any good shots of the eclipse - been cloudy all night and the couple I took through the clouds aren't any good.

    Here's the color before it started, though.

     
  15. MikeD

    MikeD Leader and Demogogue of the Ridemonkey Satinists

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    Is this when Bonnie Tyler's hair passes between the moon and my heart?
     
  16. pinkshirtphotos

    pinkshirtphotos site moron

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    ive got a bunch, if we get a few it would be cool to compair exif data and see if anyone "shot" the moon at the exact same time
     
  17. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    DamienC Turbo Monkey

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    We set up our telescope in the guest bedroom to watch out the window. Nice views of Saturn too (trailing the moon to the bottom left).
     
  19. Jeremy R

    Jeremy R <b>x</b>

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    Yep, it is clear as can be here, but I just don't have a worthy camera than can capture a shot.:disgust:
    It looks wicked all red colored.
     
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    I've been watching it but my camera is to ****ty to take pics.
     
  21. Mike B.

    Mike B. Turbo Monkey

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    Perfectly clear here. Don't know if any of my shots came out, still downloading. Got too damn cold out with a real feel of 2°F but fun while it lasted.
     
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    MTBracer Monkey

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    I tried taking a pic for all to see....but my camera sucks.....the best I could get was a dim blurr. Wicked clear night for me though. I wish I had a better camera
     
  23. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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    The event isn't over until just after midnight ET. Right now the bright crescent is emerging:

     
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    Wndrckr Monkey

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    Couldn't resist getting a couple shots tonight. Here's what I got with a 200mm.

     
  25. BigMike

    BigMike BrokenbikeMike

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    Nice one! We were getting a mix of precipitation, and clouds, couldn't see a thing :(
     
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    Wingnut Turbo Monkey

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    It was pretty cool. My 4yo son was semi-interested, then scared:confused:. The moon is uber-bright here now. Glad we had clear skies, and I remembered it was going on tonight..
     
  27. binary visions

    binary visions The voice of reason

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    My dad got a new 300mm f/4 + 2x teleconverter for his Nikon that he's having fun with: