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Category Archives: Stargazing

月食(2015年9月27日) Lunar Eclipse – September 27th, 2015

During last year’s lunar eclipse, my zoomable 18~55mm lens was damaged and I had to make do with my fixed 35mm lens. This time around, I have a new 55~200mm zoom lens to play with.

This Lunar Eclipse took place on the evening of the 27th where I was at, in the Bay Area of California. The photo above was exactly how my camera captured the scene, without any post-editing. Continue Reading

月食(2014年10月8日) Lunar Eclipse – Oct. 8th, 2014

Not all too long after coming back from Japan, I caught news that there will be a lunar eclipse. Moreover, it will be viewable from my location here in California. I admit, I’m a sucker for viewing astronomical events. With that said, I have missed viewing the Pleiades meteor shower every year due to various reasons. This eclipse though, I stayed up along with my roommate to see. Continue Reading

日食(京都) Solar Eclipse (Kyoto) – May 21st 2012

I had almost forgot that it was going to be a solar eclipse until my friend reminded me the night before. If I was back in California, I heard that we could see it partially, but since I’m in Japan, I will get the perfect chance to see it. I feel pretty lucky, as last time I got the see the lunar eclipse back in California.

I got up at 6am, got on the computer to check some info, then I headed out to this open field facing the East. Continue Reading!!

Lunar Eclipse – Dec. 10th, 2011

As some of you may or may not know, there was a lunar eclipse on December 10th, 2011. As someone who is pretty fascinated by astronomy, I decided to wake up early to catch the eclipse.

My alarm rang at 3:30am, and as usual, I hit the snooze for about 30 minutes. At about 4:10am, I reluctantly got out of bed. Afterwards, I proceeded to dress, warm up and eat a bit of food.

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