Total Lunar Eclipse 2019


Readers who have been with me since 2015 may remember I had a less than successful outing photographing the lunar eclipse in September that year. All of my pretty bloodmoons were blurry and I was sooo disappointed. You can see my post about that experience here.

I had to wait until 2018 to try again. But alas, clouds. No eclipse viewing for Seattle that time.

The next total lunar eclipse was this last Sunday, January 20th. Not a good time of year for clear skies in Western Washington, and the cloud cover forecasts in the days leading up to the event were offering little hope.

But wonder of wonders, there was some clearing. It ended up depending on where you were as to whether it was completely cloudy, partly cloudy, or mostly clear. I totally lucked out in north Seattle where it was mostly clear.

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