Location of photoMount Vernon Place, Baltimore, Maryland
Date/Time of photoOctober 8, 2014
EquipmentCanon Digital Rebel T3i w/40mm lens on fixed tripod
DescriptionSequence of the total lunar eclipse as seen from atop the Washington Monument construction site at Mt. Vernon Place in Baltimore, Maryland. The steeple of First & Franklin Street Presbyterian Church (the tallest steeple in Baltimore) is visible in the foreground. The Monument is currently undergoing a comprehensive restoration in advance of the bicentennial of the laying of its cornerstone (July 4, 1815 - July 4, 2015). Mr. Tate is approximately 185' above ground level, on construction scaffolding.