Partial Lunar Eclipse 2005 October 17

This small partial eclipse was well observed from the Melbourne region of Australia. Weather was clear and mild. At maximum 6.1% of the Moon was in the Earth's umbra.

Here's one image taken around the time of mid eclipse.


Mid eclipse, a clear chunk is missing from the Moon; using eyepiece projection out of a 15cm f/4 reflector, 1/125th second exposure into a Nikon CoolPix4500 digital camera.


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