October 27 - 28, 2004 Lunar Eclipse

The WCAC with McKinley Museum/Hoover Price Planetarium hosted a public Lunar Eclipse program on Wednesday evening, October 27th.  Telescopes were set up on the plaza of the McKinley Monument at the top of the steps.  The start time was 7:30 pm.

October 27 - 28 Eclipse timeline (times are eastern):

Below are some pics. Click on link to enlarge it.

From John Waechter, click on image to enlarge it (1Mb), close new window to return
Nikon D70 camera- taken at 22:15 - 300mm lens - f/11 - 4 seconds


From John Waechter, click on image to enlarge it (2Mb), close new window to return
Nikon D70 camera- taken at 22:24 - prime focus 4" Tak - f/8 - 5 seconds


From John Waechter, click on image to enlarge it (2Mb), close new window to return
Nikon D70 camera-taken at 22:28 - prime focus 4" Tak - f/8 - 6 seconds

John Bartucci, Cannon digital, 200mm zoom lens and 2x doubler.

Also from John Bartucci,
Time lapse eclipse VIDEO with music - Lunar Eclipse.wmv (3.5Mb)

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Last updated March 19, 2005 by Bill Castro