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  Summary: On August 28, 2007, Earth's shadow fell across the full Moon producing a red and turquoise lunar eclipse visible from the Americas (especially western parts of North America), Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and east Asia. [map] [animation] [Science@NASA story]
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Mike Hollingshead,
Blair, Nebraska, USA
Aug. 28, 2007
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I did not think it'd be that interesting to photograph without placing anything in the shot with it. Since I'd never watched the eclipse start(just parts after it was underway in the past) I decide to just go out and watch, and take the cam anyway. These clouds moved in slowly from the west and hung around, making things a lot more interesting photography-wise. I wound up shooting several eclipses of the eclipse. Fun stuff. Camera used was a Canon Rebel XT with a Canon 100-400L IS. Most shot wide open with an ISO of 800 or 1600 to keep the shutter under the magic 4 seconds(too blury at 400mm past that).

Al Hann,
Crystal Beach, Florida, USA
Aug. 28, 2007

This photo was taken from Crystal Beach, FL at 10:34UT (~30min before local sunrise). The eclipse was _very_ dark at this point. The extreme relative humidity and haze over the water made it even more difficult to see/photograph.

Photo Details: Canon 20D digital camera, 800 ASA, 8sec @f6.3, 70mm lens (112mm equiv)

John Stephen,
San Jose, California, USA
Aug. 28, 2007

The skies over San Jose were amazingly clear. When I went outside to setup my equipment the moon was brilliant and only a few stars were visible, but as totality approached the stars came out in full force. Photo details: Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro, ISO 320, 4s exposure

Mike Salway,
Central Coast, NSW Australia
Aug. 28, 2007
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The partial phases were taken with the 12" newt (dob base) + 32mm eyepiece, with a Canon 300D + 28mm lens, afocal handheld up to the eyepiece. The totality phase was taken with the 300D + 75-300mm lens @ 300mm, tracked on my EQ6. The images were resized and combined to make the sequence composite. I've presented them in a diagonal and horizontal orientation.. simply because I don't know which one I prefer best :) The widefield static progression sequence was captured with my 350D + Sigma 17-70mm lens @ 17mm on a fixed tripod. I had my watch repeating a countdown timer every 7mm to go and take a shot. Unfortunately the early phases of the eclipse were clouded out, so the sequence starts further up than I would've liked. I also ran out of FOV, so I wasn't able to capture the last parts of the eclipse. The foreground (water/wharf) was captured with a 20s exposure (ISO200) which was lit by the low full moon. The stars were captured with a 25s exposure (ISO1600) just after totality had finished. The individual moon captures were varying exposures @ ISO200 or ISO400. The images were combined in Photoshop. It's no Fred Espanek, but it was a learning experience. The last image is me with my equipment on the night :) Thanks

Behyar Bakhshandeh,
Carlsbad, CA
Aug. 28, 2007
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Note: The thumbnail is a close-up of Crater Tycho as it appeared during the eclipse.

Here are a couple of images from Aug 28th Lunar eclipse. In the second picture, I overlaid it over the full moon picture that was taken earlier in the evening for effect .

Dr Shinn Yeung,
Brisbane Australia
Aug. 28, 2007

09:53 UT 28-Aug-2007 Takahashi Sky 90 + Televue 2x Powermate Canon 20D ISO 200

Gilberto Klar Renner,
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil.
Aug. 28, 2007

In Porto Alegre we appreciated only the parcial lunar eclipse.

Dale Ireland,
Silverdale, WA. USA
Aug. 28, 2007
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A colorful, dark eclipse. Nikon D70, AP130 scope, wideangle with 55mm lens.

Ben Cooper,
Ponce Inlet, Florida
Aug. 28, 2007
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This relatively obscure sequence, captured on one photo frame using the multiple exposure technique, shows the moon fade as it sets behind the Ponce Inlet lighthouse in Central Florida. It was a much darker eclipse than our last in 2004. Local smoke and ground fog may have added to that. Hoping for clear skies this February!

Michel Hersen,
Portland, Oregon
Aug. 28, 2007

Taken with a Tele Vue 102 and 40 mm. Scope Tronix Maxview 40 mm. Eyepiece attached with a Panasonic Bower to a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8. This shot was taken at 2:49 am using an ISO of 800 an F of 3.2 and an exposure of 0.77 seconds. Michel Hersen, Portland, Oregon

Michael Borman,
Evansville, Indiana, USA
Aug. 28, 2007
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This collage shows three stages of the eclipse - the uneclipsed Moon from the night before, the partial eclipse, and the very dark coppery total eclipse. Taken with a Orion 150mm Maksutov telescope and Canon Rebel XTi DSLR, using a focal reducer. Exposures ranged from 1/100 sec. for the uneclipsed full Moon to 30 seconds for the total phase at ASA 400.

Zach Wagner,
San Ramon, California
Aug. 28, 2007
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I have not seen or photographed a total lunar eclipse since the one in October 2004 and was pleasantly surprised at the magnitude of this eclipse. The moon became fairly dark and the colors visible were in a large variety, including orange, brown, and turquoise. Photo details: Nikon D200 Camera attached to a Meade 8" LX90 GPS; 800 ISO, 2 seconds exposure.

David Li,
Fuxin, Liaoning, China
Aug. 28, 2007
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The Lunar Eclipses happened when it raised on 28th Aug in east of China. Maxvison 80ED(480mm/F6) and Canon 30D digital camera.

more images: from Stan Sammy of Port Dalhousie, Ontario, Canada; from Novak Ondrej of Sydney, Australia; from David Hough of Wallsend NSW Australia; from David Lee of Victoria BC Canada; from Sherry Buttnor of Metchosin BC CANADA;