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Started by StarDudeAstronomy, 04/23/2014 01:44PM
Posted 04/23/2014 01:44PM | Edited 04/23/2014 01:46PM Opening Post
Hello everyone!

You are in for a real treat!

I've spent the better part of a day then an additional 11 hours manually stabilizing each frame putting this together.

Here is the story.

On the night of the "Blood Moon" Lunar Eclipse I headed out to a remote dark sky site in Tierra Del Sol, CA. I arrived at about 9:00pm. I then proceeded to set my telescope up and began immediately imaging the moon almost exactly at 10:00pm.

All in all, I spent 5 hours imaging the Moon and the eclipse, capturing 1032 images! It really was one of the most beautiful events I have ever witnessed.

I compiled all the data and turned it into a high resolution time lapse video.

I am happy to present it here to you all!

Share this with your friends and family. It is a video that everyone will enjoy watching!

Click the link below to view it.


http://youtu.be/PkLizr7YQaU



Maxwell F.X. Palau
San Diego, CA

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Posted 04/23/2014 04:45PM #1
Very nice Maxwell. smile Of course Armstrong's words make me a little sad since it's been almost 45 years since they were spoken and manned exploration of space has "declined" since the Apollo program. cwy

[COLOR="Blue"]Darian Rachal[/COLOR]
Posted 04/24/2014 10:31AM #2
Nicely done. We were completely clouded out for this event. Glad you got to enjoy it and glad you shared it.

dan