Total Lunar Eclipse on Dec 10, 2011 (Review)
|Date & Time: ||Dec 10, 2011
|Optical: ||VIXEN 20cm(7.9") VISAC (f=1800mm, F9.0)
|Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
|Digital Camera: ||Nikon D700
|Location: ||Hitachi-oota city, Ibaraki pref.
|Camera Settings: ||Recording Format...JPEG-FINE(4256 x 2832)|
|Device Size...FX format (36 x 24mm)|
|Sensitivity...ISO800, White Balance...Daylight|
Total lunar eclipse
This page shows you a review image of total lunar eclipse observed at western Pacific, Asia and Oceania area on Dec 10 and 11, 2011.
Especially at Japan, we could appreciate all progress of eclipse in nearly zenith of winter clear skies.
Also we could see beautiful winter constellations and Mily Way for about 50 minutes during eclipse.
on Dec 10, 2011
|Saros series||No. 135, Member: 23 of 71|
|Start of Penumbral||21:33.5 JST (+0900)|
|Start of Umbral||21:45.7 JST (+0900)|
|Start of Totality||23:06.3 JST (+0900)|
|Maximum eclipse||23:31.8 JST (+0900)|
|End of Totality||23:57.4 JST (+0900)|
|End of Umbral||25:18.0 JST (+0900)|
|End of Penumbral||26:30.0 JST (+0900)|
I've provided several other impressive images of this splendid sky event on and after next page.
Please check those without forgetting.