Lunar Eclipse & Super Moon

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By Max Rosenberg

Sunset before the Blood moon. Flying by SB last night...


By John W.

A few of us went out in the street to look when the clouds briefly parted, and it was a shared delight.


By Michael Rothschild 

Here's a shot of last night's eclipse taken from the mesa, looking down on SB and up to the sky. 


By Sophie Cameron

These are some of the pictures I took of the Super Wolf Blood Moon last night here in Santa Barbara with my Lumix g85. What a sight to see; it was very beautiful!


By photodude

I am a member of the Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit, and we do about 230 public outreaches a year.  

On Sunday, 20 January 2019, we had nine telescopes at the Camino Real Marketplace Plaza to view the lunar eclipse.   About 300 members of the public looked through one, or more, of our telescopes.  Many great questions were asked (and answered).

I had both an 8" Celestron telescope set up for visual viewing and took handheld pictures with a Nikon D500 camera and 200-500 mm lens.


By EastBeach

This photo of tonight's "Super Blood Moon" (total lunar eclipse of a super moon) was taken while enjoying Bloody Marys and listening to Dark Side of the Moon. Shout out to Pink Floyd and Santa Barbara local Alan Parsons for the tunes plus MacPuzl for mentioning the eclipse in his 1/19/19 "Late January ISS" post. 

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yin yang Jan 23, 2019 06:39 AM
Lunar Eclipse & Super Moon

Thanks to all of you for the pics. And the after-the-fact camaraderie. It was an incredible evening and a lot of fun!

Red Creek Jan 22, 2019 09:26 AM
Lunar Eclipse & Super Moon

Thank you photographers and astronomers for sharing these beautiful photos. Those of us that saw the aptly titled giant blood "wolf " moon go through eclipse will never forget it. That night, couldn't help but think of the humans throughout history who experienced a similar moon, their reactions and their thoughts as to causation.

SBZZ Jan 22, 2019 08:09 AM
Lunar Eclipse & Super Moon

Awesome everyone thanks! It was a beautiful evening with scattered clouds eclipsing the eclipse on occasion.

macpuzl Jan 22, 2019 04:55 AM
Lunar Eclipse & Super Moon

There was a possible meteorite strike on the Moon during totality, caught as a brief flash in a couple of videos. Look around 3:43:11- https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=lhmLlFyZ4Zw&t=13395s =========================================================== And around 2:09:29- https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VVg1Tfy6cTg

Shasta Guy Jan 22, 2019 06:36 PM
Lunar Eclipse & Super Moon

Spaceweather.com discusses the meteor strike during the eclipse in a lot detail. It also has links to other moon strikes causing observable flashes.

Shasta Guy Jan 21, 2019 06:18 PM
Lunar Eclipse & Super Moon

Absolutely fantastic everyone! I saw it from start to finish. I was able to get four teenagers off their devices and spend 30 min outside looking at the eclipse. My iPhone and iPad made for very poor images so I am grateful for yours.

Minibeast Jan 21, 2019 05:26 PM
Lunar Eclipse & Super Moon

Fantastical, supernatural. I love the time-lapse string of moons shot. Thank you ever so much for sharing. (Wish I had known to take a look. So out of it.)

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