March 23, 1997 Partial Lunar Eclipse

Here is a sequence of 8 photos of a partial lunar eclipse. All the photographic details are noted below... you can use these exposures (with a similar setup) as a starting point next time you want to photograph a lunar eclipse.
The photos were taken with a Meade 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope at f10 (prime focus) and 400 ISO film.


22:46 EST, 2 seconds ================================================ 22:50 EST, 3 seconds


22:53 EST, 5 seconds ================================================ 22:57 EST, 1 second


23:43 EST, 30 seconds =========== greatest eclipse at 23:40 EST =========== 23:51 EST, 10 seconds


23:55 EST, 20 seconds =============================================== 23:58 EST, 12 seconds

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