Longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century

At 2.00 am on Saturday 28 July 2018 I met up with good friend David Marriott to shoot the lunar eclipse. For a week before the event the weather forecasts looked far from promising. Ironically we were hoping for cold frosty weather which usually is encouraged by clear skies. Fortunately we were greeted by clear dark skies with great viewing conditions. Cloud was expected to move in from South Australia later that morning but held off until about 830 am! We set up our telescopes eagerly, I was excited because it was the first big event since I had purchased David's 8 inch GSO. Also, had recently taken delivery of my EQ5 pro mount. I piggy backed my Nikon D850 DSLR onto my scope using a Lo

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