Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse of 2019: Photographs

A super blood wolf moon eclipse — the peak of which began at 12:16 in the morning Eastern Standard Time on Monday, January 21, 2019 — had occurred for a total of three hours and 17 minutes in what is to be the only total lunar eclipse of 2019; and I decided to capture it in photographs as best as possible.

Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse of 2019: Photographs

Super Blood Wolf Moon Total Lunar Eclipse

Photographs and composite ©2019 by Brian Cohen.

Let us start off with a composite of all of the photographs included in this article.

Super Blood Wolf Moon Total Lunar Eclipse

Photograph ©2019 by Brian Cohen.

My camera and equipment were not ideal for a celestial event such as this one; but I braved the cold weather, set up my tripod, and took almost 400 photographs of the moon.

Super Blood Wolf Moon Total Lunar Eclipse

Photograph ©2019 by Brian Cohen.

These photographs are posted in this article in chronological order; and the last vestige of the brightness of a full moon occurred at the upper left quadrant of the lone natural satellite of the Earth…

Super Blood Wolf Moon Total Lunar Eclipse

Photograph ©2019 by Brian Cohen.

…as the moon slowly sported a reddish-orange rust color — giving credence to the adjective of blood.

Super Blood Wolf Moon Total Lunar Eclipse

Photograph ©2019 by Brian Cohen.

The sky was clear and lent excellent viewing conditions — cold weather usually contributes to lower amounts of humidity in the air on a cloudless night — and the stars twinkled in the dark sky as I kept taking photographs.

Super Blood Wolf Moon Total Lunar Eclipse

Photograph ©2019 by Brian Cohen.

I was amazed by just how fast the moon and stars travel across the sky due to the rotation of the Earth, as I had to change the direction of the camera every several shots to keep the celestial body within the frame.

Super Blood Wolf Moon Total Lunar Eclipse

Photograph ©2019 by Brian Cohen.

These photographs have not been retouched; but they do appear blurry due to the fact that they were enlarged.

Super Blood Wolf Moon Total Lunar Eclipse

Photograph ©2019 by Brian Cohen.

As the total lunar eclipse began to wane, the lower left quadrant of the moon began to shine brightly.

Super Blood Wolf Moon Total Lunar Eclipse

Photograph ©2019 by Brian Cohen.

For additional information pertaining to this — and other — lunar eclipses, please refer to this article which I wrote yesterday. It contains plenty of links to other sources, which offer a veritable fount of interesting information and details.

Summary

Super Blood Wolf Moon Total Lunar Eclipse

Photograph ©2019 by Brian Cohen.

People were not as excited about a total lunar eclipse as they were about a total solar eclipse; but I for one am glad to have witnessed — and photographed — it anyway.

Once again, I am providing links to articles I wrote pertaining to the total solar eclipse, which I experienced on Monday, August 21, 2017:

All photographs ©2019 by Brian Cohen.

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