Tag: Partial Lunar Eclipse

It’s a plane … in front of the eclipsed Moon (with photo)

October 8, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Send to Kindle(Posted 8 October  2014) My favourite photograph of the night. I lucked out and managed to capture an image of a plane flying in front of tonight’s partially eclipsed Moon.

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Clouds cleared finally … so I could see at least the partial phase of tonight’s lunar eclipse (with photo)

April 15, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Send to Kindle  I finally got to see the last bit of tonight’s lunar eclipse and snapped the above photograph.

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Partial Lunar Eclipse tomorrow morning

April 25, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Posted 25 April 2013 AEST AWST Penumbral lunar eclipse begins 4:01 am 2:01 am Partial lunar eclipse begins 5:51 am 3:51 am Mid-eclipse 6:07 am 4:07 am Partial lunar eclipse ends 6:23 am 4:23 am Penumbral lunar eclipse ends 8:13 am 6:13 am Western Australia is best placed to see tomorrow mornings partial […]

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April 2013 Sky & Space Events

March 30, 2013 | By | 4 Comments

These notes are intended to provide a casual sky watcher or someone already into amateur astronomy living in Eastern Australia with a summary of what is happening in the night sky in April 2013. The finder charts have been produced for an observer based in Brisbane (Queensland, Australia) but will be useful for […]

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June 2012’s Partial Lunar Eclipse

June 9, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

I didn’t get to see June’s Partial Lunar Eclipse thanks to the very poor weather passing over Canberra at the time. Fortunately my good friend, Tony Surma-Hawes had clear skies in Brisbane and captured the above image of the eclipse at maximum. Thanks to Tony for sending me the picture to put on my […]

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Partial Lunar Eclipse Monday 4 June 2012

June 3, 2012 | By | 3 Comments

With the Transit of Venus only days away, I almost forgot that we will have the opportunity to observe a partial lunar eclipse tomorrow night. Unlike the upcoming partial solar eclipse which will occur this November, you can look directly at a lunar eclipse. Lunar eclipses occur when the Moons orbital motion around […]

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Watch Tuesday’s Lunar Eclipse via webcast

December 20, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

With Tuesday nights weather not looking promising in Eastern Australia, our only option at watching that nights lunar eclipse may be to watch it via the Internet. A quick search has found the following sites that plan to be webcasting the Lunar Eclipse live (subject of course to them having clear skies at […]

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Lunar Eclipse Tuesday 21 December 2010

December 15, 2010 | By | 1 Comment

Hopefully the weather gods will shine .. or at least not rain on us next Tuesday when a partial Lunar Eclipse will be just visible from Eastern Australia. Technically speaking,  the eclipse will be visible as a total lunar eclipse if you happen to be in Europe, West Africa and North America.  Unfortunately […]

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Partial Lunar eclipse animation

June 27, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

My good friend Tony Surma-Hawes in Brisbane has just posted a Youtube animation of last nights Partial Lunar Eclipse.  It consists of 44 images with each being taken five minutes apart.

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Montage of Lunar eclipse images

June 27, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Thanks to a good friend of mine Tony Surma-Hawes for sending me a montage of last nights partial Lunar eclipse taken from Brisbane, Queensland.

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