The eclipse in 2010 is the first total Lunar eclipse in three years, since Feb. 2008.
It is the second Lunar Eclipse in 2010 as we had a partial one om June 26th.
The eclipse was the first Lunar Eclipse to occur on the same day of The Northern Winter Solstice since 1638, and only the 2nd in the Common Era. You think I would have caught it?
"I see the Bad Moon on the left...."
Vive La lune....
The Silver Dollar in the sky....
Well I did stay up until two thirty in the morning but the cloud cover was heavy from my vantage point. However, I took yesterday afternoon off, basically because it was sunny and I wanted to take some pictures, and headed down to Logy Bay near the Oceanography Centre and snapped a few shots. I did manage to get the moon rising over the horizn at days end. This would be the same moon rising to eclipse on our Winter Solstice. So though I failed to get it in eclipse mode I did get it in moon-rise mode on Dec 20th, 2010.