Lunar Eclipse in the Southern Hemisphere

Last night at 8:22pm South African time, we started watching a spectacular lunar eclipse. It was a beautiful sight. We all stood and watched the moon mask into shadow and turn a blazing red colour. Truly magnificant to witness! I took some photos to share…

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18 Responses to Lunar Eclipse in the Southern Hemisphere

  1. Alittlebitsheepish June 16, 2011 at 9:54 am #

    Stunning photos

  2. Amanda Pedro June 16, 2011 at 11:41 am #

    wow! that’s pretty amazing to catch it so well.
    I just saw the moon through a telescope last month and was floored that you could see the bumpy surface around the edge. All the way from earth!

  3. ohangelina June 16, 2011 at 12:20 pm #

    truly amazing. thanks for sharing. you know, we were suppose to have the best ‘spot’ besides the moon, here in western australia. and i didnt even know about it . :(

  4. Valery June 16, 2011 at 2:05 pm #

    Thank you sooo much for sharing the photos, as not everyone was as blessed to see it.
    Thanks again!
    God is so AWESOME!!

    Val

  5. Sunshine Mama June 16, 2011 at 4:21 pm #

    Your pictures are absolutely stunning! I’ve actually missed the last lunar eclipse we had here and I so wanted to see it! So thank you for sharing this beauty with us!

  6. Kathryn Ray June 16, 2011 at 4:47 pm #

    We didn’t get to see it here in the US. Thank you for sharing your beautiful photos.

  7. cindy June 16, 2011 at 4:58 pm #

    Wonderful. We missed it the US. Thanks for sharing.

  8. Hawthorn June 16, 2011 at 5:20 pm #

    Fantastic photos, had intended to watch it from here in the uk, but as usual we were thwarted by cloud cover! It had been sooooo nice all day then as soon as it was time for the eclipse to start, the sky went cloudy! Your photos have made up for us missing it thank you!

  9. no spring chicken June 16, 2011 at 6:11 pm #

    Here in the northern hemisphere my daughter watched it live on the internet. I needed to leave and Erin kept saying just a few more minutes mom it’s almost done!

    Blessings, Debbie

  10. kim June 16, 2011 at 7:22 pm #

    amazing and awesome!!!!! it must have felt magical.

  11. WonderWhyGal June 16, 2011 at 9:06 pm #

    Breathtaking! I wish we could have seen it here in our part of the world.

  12. The Sitting Tree June 16, 2011 at 11:49 pm #

    Thank you so much for sharing! We tried to get a glimpse of the full moon lat night, but it was too cloudy.

  13. Lynnette June 17, 2011 at 1:46 am #

    great shots! Thanks for sharing them!

  14. Corina June 17, 2011 at 7:46 am #

    Wow, great pictures!

  15. Tania June 17, 2011 at 8:09 am #

    Wasn’t it goosebumps-all-over, take-your-breath-away? A timely kid waking saw me wander out into the back garden to spend some time breathing in the still and general amazingness. Then I hopped back under those warm blankets quick sticks!

  16. K June 17, 2011 at 4:02 pm #

    Oh, well done. Well done.

  17. anna June 19, 2011 at 4:24 am #

    I think these are the most beautiful photos of the eclipse I’ve seen yet. Thank you for sharing something so precious!

  18. themagiconions June 19, 2011 at 9:29 pm #

    Stunning – my mom was telling me all about her ‘Dragon’ moon!! Lovely to see what she meant.

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