Phoning in the Eclipse | Michael Portuesi

Michael Portuesi
Location of photo
San Francisco, CA
Date/Time of photo
December 20, 2010 11:02 PM PST
Afocal shot, William Optics Megrez 80mm F/6.9 refractor, 15mm Plossl eyepiece and Nexus One cellphone held to eyepiece.
We had a nice view of the lunar eclipse shadow, before clouds covered the Moon for the remainder of the event. The phone's camera cooperated and got the exposure correct for this view of the shadowed region.
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