Skip to comments.My Amateur Recording to Last Nights Lunar Eclipse Edited To Under 2 Minutes
Posted on 04/15/2014 6:31:52 PM PDT by OneVike
I used a Sony DCR-SR46 Handycam on a tripod to record the eclipse in my back yard. Unfortunately, clouds began rolling in when the eclipse was full and they messed with my cameras focus. So I wasn't able to continue recording all the way to where it returned to the full moon status.
I edited out all the jumping around caused by me readjusting the camera to stay with the moon, and increased the speed of the video so I could get the final result under 2 minutes. It's not the best video, but I worked with what I had.
Just click on the picture below and YouTube will open in another tab you to watch the finalized project.
Looks more like a coal-ash moon than a blood moon.
I appreciate the effort...a lot of work and time. Good job.
My wife was going to wake me up for viewing. However in her opinion it was not worth waking me up for.
its good....tried to stay up but that thing called a job-job kept telling me to go back to bed so I appreciate any and all pics of the cosmos....thx..
The moon did have the red tint, but I am still unsure why it came out that way. I have a color camera, but it came out like I was using black and white film. As I said, I am not a professional, so maybe someone else can clue me in to why it didn’t come out red.
Sure beats anything I got to see in person (thanks to clouds and rain and location). Good job!
Oh wow, awesome! Is that through a telescope? How did you get it without the light blurring everything?
It would be pretty good if that shadow hadn’t blacked out the moon;^)
So if I understand this scientifically, this is caused by Obamas head getting in between the sun and the moon causing the moon to go into darkness. Yes yes, I can see the outline of the ears on the moons surface.
I do believe you have actually figured the mystery out. Good job Holmes.
Just think: It’s been up there in the sky for 4 billion years.
You have to be kidding me, THAT close from a camcorder?? I’m a moron when it comes to tech, so I don’t know, but that’s incredible. You can see the craters!
Yea sure, whatever!
Interestingly, if the moon was that old it would actually be out by Mars I believe, because of the rate per year that the moon is moving away from earth.
I am sure that little inconvenient fact will soon begin a long discussion between those who believe and those who don’t believe in the theory of how old the universe is.
I think you done good. I only have my memory.
We are at 9,700 ft here. No clouds, no city light wash out. It was amazing with a million stars for a nice setting. It seemed I could almost reach out and pluck it from the sky.
Oh yea. Let me see if I can find a screen shot from what i edited out of the video that is real close for you to see.
It may take a few, but I know I can get one for you.
Get John Hagee to add some commentary, and you’ll have a real winner there!
I was one of many who were stuck watching the eclipse online due to LOTS of clouds and rain. What a drag after waiting months for last night.
I did get a few screen caps, at least, and have one here that was just as the eclipse was becoming total......
Good job! Thanks for sharing. My daughter and I did go out and watch for a few minutes, but I was afraid to stay up too long, and risk being unable to go back to sleep.
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