Thursday, October 28, 2004

Cloudy eclipsed moonrise

Two weeks after seeing a partial solar eclipse at sunset, the full moon rose eclipsed.  Unfortunately, it was a very cloudy day.  While others watched the sky from the catwalk of the UH 88-inch telescope, I hiked out to the true summit of Mauna Kea, and for a little while was completely surrounded by clouds.

As the clouds cleared, I got a few photos, but until I got home, I didn't even realize I had captured a thin sliver of moon coming out of the eclipse in the cloudy twilight.

On my way down the mountain, I found clearer skies, and took one more photograph late in the eclipse.

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