Partially eclipsed moonset over San Francisco

Photographer
Wes Chang
Email
wobblez@yahoo.com
Location of photo
Alameda, California
Date/Time of photo
31 January 2018, 07:12 PST
Equipment
Canon 7D Mk II
Description
Viewing from Alameda, California, the moon set over the landmarks of San Francisco while still partially eclipsed. For an instant, the moon seemed to rest atop Coit tower, just before it descended behind the hilltops of the Marin Headlands to the northwest. The reddish hue was due to the typical atmospheric scattering and was not the result of the umbral shadow of Earth. The moon had mostly moved out from behind the umbral shadow by this point, save for a small sliver on the right.
Website
https://www.flickr.com/photos/theordinaryphotographer
All comments must follow the Sky & Telescope Terms of Use and will be moderated prior to posting. Please be civil in your comments. Sky & Telescope reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter’s username, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

COMMENT

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.