This moon eclipse was announced as the "longest eclipse in the 21rst century".
As a special 'add-on' the planet Mars could be observed in opposition.
Begin of this moon eclipse with entrance in the umbra shadow (2nd contact at 20:24 MESZ)
Not visible from Central-Europe
.. with a moon rise as a sicle to the end of the 2nd contact.
Begin of totality (3rd contact) um 21:30 MESZ..
End of totality (4th contact) at 23:13 MESZ together with the Mars opposition. Position of Mars apprx.17:00h
In the foreground the city of Fuerstenfeldbruck / Bavaria
Exit of the umbra shadow (5th contact) could be observed at 00:19 MESZ.
The passing of the umbra shadow (totality, contact 3rd-4th) took 103 minutes.
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©2018 photos& text by Thorsten Boeckel