September 2015 Lunar Eclipse

In the early hours this morning clear views and a perfect cloud-less sky over Rostock permitted excellent conditions for observing the lunar eclipse. The weather has been a little cold, but sunny and dry for days now – you could call it an Indian Summer I guess – with the leaves on the trees accumulating more and more yellows and reds each day.


Lunar Eclipse on 28/9/2015, location Rostock, Germany. Focal length = 200mm, F-stop = 4.0, Exposure time = 2 sec, APS-C Sensor (22mm x 15mm), Canon EOS 7D, Gain = ISO 100. Exposure and histogram tweaked with Adobe Lightroom.

The details of the astronomical event can be found on the dedicated Wikipedia page.


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