Super Blue Blood Moon – Total Lunar Eclipse TimeLapsing Over Mountain & Farms

Location of photo
Jamnagar Gujarat India
Date/Time of photo
31st Jan 2018
Canon Rebel T3i | F3.5 | ISO800 | 2 sec | 50mm FL | 23 Exposures
The Super Moon– Closest distance from Earth, Blue Moon – 2nd of two full moons in one calendar month, Blood Moon– as it turns orange/red colour, Full Moon Eclipse passed through the Earth’s shadow on January 31, 2018 to give us a Total Lunar Eclipse. Totality, when the moon was entirely inside the Earth’s dark umbral shadow, lasted for 80 mins as captured in first five images after rising from Jamnagar, GJ India. Famous mountain of Jamnagar named, Tungeshwar which is Lord of Mahadev temple at top, is visible in foreground with farms of Modpar Village. This timelapse series was executed with total 23 exposures each after fixed interval of time.
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Nikunj Rawal

About nickastro

Astronomer and Astrophotographer, Nikunj Rawal is an experienced Instrumentation Engineer by profession. He is an Amateur Astronomer from his childhood with astronomy his strongest passion. In 2009, he decided to capture the beauty of night-sky through camera and telescope, till then he has been travelling to various dark-night places in weekends and shoots the celestial bodies. He has his own 8" SkyWatcher Dobsonian SYNC GOTO Telescope, through which he observes and makes records of various celestial bodies. Along with Astrophotography, he also shoots whatever he likes to shoot with photographic vision.
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