Lunar Eclipse 2018

27-28July2018 – Full eclipse of the moon
– total lunar eclipse – the longest eclipse of the 21st century. (But there will be another full eclipse 21Jan2019).

From our location, the moon had not yet “risen” for us to view the initial eclipsing – and to make our situation worse, the next important part of the entertainment (when the full eclipse was in full swing and the “Blood Moon” was at its most spectacular) was behind cloud cover.

lunar-eclipse-3568801_1920However, this excellent web download shows what it looked like from a clear position.

A full live stream from
A much shortened version is embedded below:
From our location we filmed the following time-lapse “uncovering” of the eclipse – at 10x speed.