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Photographer:

Rod Pommier

Email:

pommierr@ohsu.edu

Location of Photo:

Ka'anapali, Maui, Hawaii

Date/Time of photo:

2012-06-04, 09:05 through 12:00 UT

Equipment:

Celestron Super C8 Plus Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope, fork mount with Byers Drive, at f/6.3. Canon EOS 20D DSLR. Exposures:All 1/1600 second at ISO 800.

Description:

One of the benefits of travelling to Maui for the transit of Venus is that it also afforded a superb view of the partial lunar eclipse of 2012-06-04, with the moon near the meridian, with the opprotunity to capture some images and make some crater timings for Roger Sinnot at Sky & Telescope Although this wasn't a particularly deep eclipse, this composite image showing the position of the moon every 20minutes clearly shows the outline of Earth's shadow, the umbra, on the surface of the moon.

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