Bloody Moon

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    There was a total lunar eclipse over New Zealand this evening, turning the moon blood red.

    hanapbuhay, McPHX, eyemage, sandrino, and 39 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. nels1 91 months ago | reply

      i took a few shots as well, but i wonder why the digital SLR renders the moon a lot redder than it actually was to the naked eye. having seen lots of other examples of the lunar eclipse on flickr, the majority of them seem to be a lot redder than how we would've seen it...

      ( crack me up with your bountiful supply of wackiness!!)

    2. _sarchi 91 months ago | reply

      we missed out here in europe nice to see speculation on the cheese monster ggg maybe I'll give you an alarm call next time :)

    3. Blenford 91 months ago | reply

      This is great, one of the best moonshots i've ever seen. Congrats.

      Seen in 1-2-3

    4. dan.barnes [deleted] 91 months ago | reply

      Fantastic! 1-2-3 group

    5. Kerry Reed 91 months ago | reply

      Fabulous capture! Nicely done!

    6. C.Barr [deleted] 91 months ago | reply

      Very nice! I had hoped to gut up super early and see this formyself, but I was too tired and my lens won't zoom in as far as I'd like to get a shot of the moon.

      Surprisingly I hadn't even seen a shot of the eclipse until I came here, so nice work!

    7. Jim Rees 91 months ago | reply

      nels1 - just a guess, but I think there's a lot of infrared that you don't see but registers on the red pixels in the sensor.

      jurvetson - you hand-held a 400mm night shot? You wacky guy.

    8. mocachip 91 months ago | reply

      gorgeous capture!

    9. ComputerHotline 91 months ago | reply

      This photo should be used in class, at school !

      Please add your photo to Photos pour l'école / Photos for school
      Read the
      group rules first.

    10. Surfe 91 months ago | reply

      very cool

    11. zenera 86 months ago | reply

      Whirling silently in space


    12. LisaEwingArt 78 months ago | reply

      Absolutely Beautiful! :)

    13. Chema Soae 71 months ago | reply

      Bonita Luna,,,, great ))

    14. jpeterz 61 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Memories: Capturing Experiences, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    15. Muffet 58 months ago | reply

      Thanks for giving this a CC license. I used it here and gave you credit:

      The Owl King's Bride

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