Tonight’s super blood moon eclipse is the fourth in a special eclipse series known as a tetrad – four in a row separated by six lunar months (full moons).

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“TED Fellow Lucianne Walkowicz asks: How often do you see the true beauty of the night sky? At TEDxPhoenix, she shows how light pollution is ruining the extraordinary — and often ignored — experience of seeing directly into space.

Lucianne Walkowicz works on NASA’s Kepler mission, studying starspots and “the tempestuous tantrums of stellar flares.”

Read 13 Essential Tips For Night & Low Light Photography here.

Learn more about night photography in my digital photography workshops.

Hubble Site

August 5, 2010 | Leave a Comment |

Hubble Site contains a gallery of images harvested from the famous telescope for over 20 years. Images are free to download in a variety of sizes. You’ll also find out how color is added to each of the images, which are originally captured in black and white.”


Chromoscope shows you the night sky in multiple wavelengths online.
Watch the tour of features above.
Find more information/images at Chromoscope.

I love this kind of photography. It reminds me that what I see and record is only a very limited slice from a single perspective and moment in time of a much richer world. Technology and community both help me see more diverse perspectives, enlarging my own. You share, I grow. Hopefully it works the other way around too.


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