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#1 MXPalau

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 03:17 PM

Hello everyone!

You are in for a real treat!

I've spent the better part of a day then an additional 11 hours manually stabilizing each frame putting this together.

Here is the story.

On the night of the "Blood Moon" Lunar Eclipse I headed out to a remote dark sky site in Tierra Del Sol, CA. I arrived at about 9:00pm. I then proceeded to set my telescope up and began immediately imaging the moon almost exactly at 10:00pm.

All in all, I spent 5 hours imaging the Moon and the eclipse, capturing 1032 images! It really was one of the most beautiful events I have ever witnessed.

I compiled all the data and turned it into a high resolution time lapse video.

I am happy to present it here to you all!

Share this with your friends and family. It is a video that everyone will enjoy watching!

Click the link below to view it.


Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse - Time Lapse Video

#2 kraterkid

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 05:27 PM

That's an awesome video Max!

#3 Catapoman

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 05:39 PM

What kraterkid said... :bow:

#4 azure1961p

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 06:11 PM

That's a beautiful work - you not only caught the majesty of it but the prayer as well. Inspiringly done.

Pete

#5 NeilMac

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 06:28 PM

:waytogo:

#6 Staredge

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 08:13 PM

Bravo!!!!!! Most excellent.

#7 pdxmoon

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Posted 23 April 2014 - 08:40 PM

Nice, Max. Really enjoyed it!

#8 Matt Wastell

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Posted 24 April 2014 - 03:47 AM

Thanks for that - stunning!

#9 combatdad

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Posted 24 April 2014 - 08:55 AM

Inspirational! I had my own cloudy/rainy night here in Virginia so missed seeing the event. Thanks for sharing...and all your hard work.

Dave

#10 EdTheEdge

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Posted 24 April 2014 - 09:06 AM

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#11 MDavid

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Posted 24 April 2014 - 12:25 PM

I really enjoyed the gradual transition from dark shadow bright limb to fully shadowed dim surface.

Well Done! :bow:

#12 GeneT

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Posted 25 April 2014 - 05:13 PM

Very nice!

#13 MDB

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Posted 25 April 2014 - 07:37 PM


Very nice, thanks for posting!

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#14 rnc39560

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 10:28 PM

I was clouded and rained. Thank you! That was great!

#15 nicklane1

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Posted 30 April 2014 - 07:46 PM

Wow!

Thanks for posting.

#16 woodscavenger

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Posted 15 June 2014 - 10:31 PM

Thanks for the time you put into that. All we had were clouds. I figure we took one for the team. Glad you were able to take advantage of it.

#17 Gary BEAL

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Posted 16 June 2014 - 06:06 PM

Great, awesome clip. Interesting to see the star? move top left of the frames, at about the 48 second mark.
Well done.
Gary

#18 greedyshark

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Posted 17 June 2014 - 03:25 PM

Very, very cool!

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#19 dawziecat

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Posted 19 June 2014 - 07:19 PM

Beautifully done, sir! :bow: :bow:

#20 ed_turco

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Posted 04 July 2014 - 03:20 PM

Words cannot describe . . .

Ed


And to think that at one time, I was an English teacher!

#21 Dave Mitsky

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Posted 04 July 2014 - 07:34 PM

Outstanding!

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#22 Aquarist

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Posted 06 July 2014 - 03:18 PM

What an absolutely wonderful video! (and I loved the music too!)


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