Thick clouds obstructed the eastern skies early last night, and I initially thought I would miss the rare lunar spectacle that happens only once every 150 years. Just before the start of the eclipse, the heavens cleared, and I was able to get a few photos of the lunar show using my birding gear.
1. Start of the eclipse:
2. The last slice of sunlight leaves the lunar disk:
3. Total eclipse begins, no direct sunlight falls on the lunar surface:
4. And some FHD footage of the astro show: