Two-Day-Old Moon and Lunar Eclipse

Astronomy Special Project by Chen Li

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Chen Li, The Two-Day Old Crescent Moon

The Two-Day Old Crescent Moon

Chen Two-Day Old Moon

The above photo was composed from a small fraction representing the best of over 100 exposures each only 1/500 of a second.

May 26 Lunar Eclipse

Chen Eclipse Photo

The above is a monochrome photo tinted to roughly match the observed color during the eclipse. It was our intention to photograph the eclipse in color, but the high contrast in the exposures overwhelmed the camera with the settings we had chosen.