Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Total Lunar Eclipse Winter Solstice PNW

We were offered reprieve from the rain yesterday afternoon here in the Pacific Northwest, but as we ventured toward evening the clouds once again began to bank along the coastal range. Would that cover allow at least an occasional view of this phenomenal occurrence? I had to stay awake and find out.

9:32 pm PST

9:34 pm PST

10:49 pm PST

10:53 pm PST

11:33 pm PST
(enlarge and you can see the coppery red)

11:35 pm PST

I went out again at 11:45, but the final total eclipse was not to be seen as the moon had been veiled behind the clouds. I am hopeful that some of you had a better advantage and may have photos to share.