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Telescope: Celestron 8" CPC800 with focal reducer (1280mm f/6.3) reducer. Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II.
The picture is a collage of 4 photos, each showing a distinct stage of the recent lunar eclipse. Image 1: Deep partial eclipse. Image 2: Moon entering total eclipse. Image 3: Mid-eclipse 21 Dec 2010 at 0:17 Pacific time. Due to the longer exposure some stars are visible in the background. Image 4: late stage of partial eclipse (after total eclipse).