Earth's shadow cone | Laurent Laveder

Laurent Laveder
Location of photo
Quimper, Bretagne, France
Date/Time of photo
March 3-4, 2007
Canon 30D + barlow x2 + Megrez SD 80/480 refractor on a cheap equatorial mount. 1/30 to 8 s. 800 to 1600 ISO.
Despite cirrus clouds and haze, we were able to take some pictures of the eclipsed Moon and realize this composite showing the dimension of the Earth's shadow cone. It was easier with a hoop, But the Moon was too high and my girlfriend is too small. We were really really lucky: less than an hour after the end, it started raining for good! :o)