Lunar Eclipse on Kuredu28 Jun 2011
During the night of June 15th to the 16th, we were lucky enough to watch the first of two lunar eclipses in 2011.
Quite good weather conditions with just a few clouds and a small amount of surrounding light made the beach of Kuredu the perfect place to enjoy this spectacle of nature.
It was a relatively rare central lunar eclipse and with a total duration of almost 5h and 40 min – the longest and darkest since July 2000.
After it’s totality at around 1:30 am (Kuredu time) the full moon reappeared in a play of orange and red before finally disappearing in the early morning hours as always like nothing has ever happened.[flv:lunar_eclipse.flv 520 346]
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