For reasons unknown to TOP, last night's lunar eclipse, first of a tetrad, is being referred to in the media as a "blood moon," an old term supposedly from Biblical superstition. Jeffrey Goggin took this fine portrait of it from his driveway, using a Fuji X-Pro1 with an adapted Contax N 70–300mm racked all the way out, at ISO 2500 for 1 second at ƒ/4.
Here in Wisconsin, alas, we saw nothing but overcast. Winter has returned for us—it snowed most of the day yesterday, and it's cold enough that this morning the ground and the rooftops are covered in white. It's almost enough to make a person superstitious!
(Thanks to Jeffrey Goggin)
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