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Lunar Eclipse


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Enjoyed the Lunar Eclipse yesterday. It was spectacular.
Tried to take a video but with temperatures below zero - it felt like I was shooting a Scary Movie.
Here are some pics that I took with the timeline.
The next one to occur over this region is on December 10th - 2010.
If you are in India you can witness it tonight - Thursday night - here is the link to TOI

44 comments:

Preethi said...

Look at all the fun you are having! :) nice. Awesome pics... wud've liked to see the full moon after the eclipse or Wasn't it a complete lunar eclipse?

c e e d y said...

@preethi
well it was too cold and my fingers were almost blue....cld not click wid the gloves on - so finally after an hour wait - gave up
it was a complete lunar eclipse - picture 5 is as close as it was......
yeah it was fun....

KP! said...

it was too cold buddy. I just stayed inside.....:) dood u r full of talented WRITER, PHOTOGRAPHER,Architect......etc

Another thing is we`ll be in ur city(near by....mostly in june end) for wedding. If I come to ur village(Jersey city....lol) lets meet! lets see not so sure how things will work out....my folks has some relatives in ur village....so might be stoping by.....if things work out and if you are there at that time (june end)...Please advance notice to you.....make sure to clean ur CITY b4 KP arrives...lol(no offense man...just kidding)...lets meet if u`ll be there..we`ll let u know bro.....:)

Pavi!!!! said...

Wooow.. thats some photography! Which camera do u use? Vinod(My hubby) is into photography and planning to buy him a Digital SLR for his B'day. Any suggestions on what i should pick up?

BTW. even we saw some of the lunar eclipse last nite..Was beautiful.We are at VT this week , so its beyond freezing..Was too cold to stay out.

c e e d y said...

@kp
thank you..for the compliments...

dude anytime......email me and we can discuss that for sure - maybe we can meet preethi and tanya too :) she is in JC but not the vilage part......
and since i stay there it is clean so dont worry :)

c e e d y said...

@pavi!!!

thanks for liking the pictures....
well I took almost 40 of them and picked these..

i dont have a fancy camera - all i used was Canon PowerShot SD750..

It has got lots of different settings so I tinkered with them..... also on my blogs if you see the pictures they are from my old 3.2 megapixel camera.....(for me its just a hobby)

but if Vinod loves photography is into real photography - I think go with Nikon or Sony.....here check this website for reviews
http://www.dpreview.com/

and do post the pictures :)
and yes it was cold but i dressed up and sat for the whole hour :)only the fingers got blue - since could not click with the gloves

Pavi!!!! said...

Thanks for the info:-) n U are a
gr8 photographer. Plan to show Vinod these pics.
n will keep u posted once I buy the camera.

Jaggu said...

I dont envy you in this case. Because I also saw it from my balcony. Well, i dint upload photos. Thought of giving you a chance to do the same. ha ha ha...
And it was good to see such event yesterday. Lot of good experiences in US....

Impressionist said...

dang! u are lucky!
I have never witnessed a Lunar Eclipse in my life so far!
i have just seen it in the pic! :(

-I

Ashu said...

did u check out the astro aspects of the eclipse ?

Pri said...

cool!! good photography...:)

--xh-- said...

nice pics :-)

Sahefa said...

yuo have a great blog there

Solitaire said...

Thanks for the pics. The lazy girl that I am, I did not even bother to look out the window. My excuse is, "it was cloudy".

Alok said...

It's all over the news everywhere!

Was it really that beautiful?

vEENs said...

guess what?! I was supposed to see this post yday.. which I didn't and I was like out the whole time yday.. and shud have seen the eclipse.. but well who tilts their head upwards.. with a hot guy around ;)

summary- I missed it.

Ya Ya.. I rarely glance at newspapers..if you didn't guess it till now :)

vEENs said...

well i for got.. darn.. you are good at taking pics too ;)

this is the 2nd one I m seeing.. and it is goooooddd!

damn u r SO god at this.. I think their shud be sme brain drain from u to me :D

helps me.. ;)

c e e d y said...

@jaggu

glad that you are liking US....now you are trapped

c e e d y said...

@impressionist

it was awesome....dude two years you can see it again

Cosmic Joy said...

I like the way you grouped all the different pics into one big picture. Very nice.

c e e d y said...

@ashu

yes i did

c e e d y said...

@pri

thanx

c e e d y said...

@-xh-

thanks

c e e d y said...

@sahefa

welcome and I will visit your too

c e e d y said...

@solitaire

you missed something spectacular....

c e e d y said...

@alok

it depends if you like celestial happenings

i have witnessed solar eclipses, lunar, haileys comet and also metoer showers...staying up all nights :)

c e e d y said...

@veens

cool moon can wait when you have a cool dude next to you right :) - just a question though - was the guy shorter to you ???? you did not have to tilt your head upwards,

thanks you realized ;) that these were my pics not a paper cutout :)
took lots of them and edited them in photoshop

well will be glad to share the brains.....only on one condition - you will have to sign a waiver that if it makes you insane i am not to blame :)

c e e d y said...

@cosmic joy

i took almost 40 pics and picked the ones that showed the progress...

thanks for appreciating

puresunshine said...

hey. cool pics there. i saw it on tv! we work at night! lolz!

Aaarti said...

Wow,awesome pics... really~ never seen such lovely captivating pics of the moon... lucky u got to see the eclipse... :)

was blog surfing and stumbled upon urs...~~

*~*Sameera*~* said...

That was beautiful!Nature has its own charm :)

carolinagal said...

I saw the last bit of it too, but had come back right inside before I froze my a$# off! Can't believe you stayed out that long!! Nice job!!

maverick said...

nice pics...i missed it..newaz have enjoyed watching a solar eclipse tho..

lucky said...

Awesome Stuff!! You actually walked out to shoot it. I like that...!Thanks for giving me the opportunity to see how it looked as I couldnt view it from home. Incidentally I too shot the moon from my phone on my way back from work, it looked like an ORANGE!

Mez said...

Oh cool...thnks. Chalo i saw it this way only atleast.

vEENs said...

Yaar the guy was same to same height na.. thats y ;)

and ya ready to sign it.. bolo kahan pe sign karoon :D

Wel when yu say u took them ;) i believe yu did it :D

no qs of doubt :D

btw, if they are paper cut-outs ;) who cares :D

vEENs said...

I tagged yu again.. this is fun ;)

vEENs said...

i knowth yu have not dne the other tag.. but itzz ok.. do it when yu have the time.. no probs!

Sheilalu said...

great capture of the moon... I have been wanting to take photos of the moon but I dont have a good camera. I have lots of pictures but I only use my cellphone cam.

Prats said...

nice pictures.....A friend of mine too had put up some pictures he took and was saying it was hazy cos of the weather....
You could maybe see them over here

c e e d y said...

@sheilalu

thanks for your visit...and welcome here :)

c e e d y said...

@prats

thanks for the link - those are wonderful pictures :)

Deepali said...

Damn I missed it. The funny thing in Bbay though is that on any night something big is going to happen, it's cloudy :(

How come this whole new make over of the blog? I miss the old style.

Rajesh said...

So you are the only one who took the snap eh.
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