2008 Total Lunar Eclipse

Submitted by jimwcoleman

This was a fun and magical event. My three daughters were young and they enjoyed watching the moon darken as the Earth's shadow overtook it. Photographed from our home in Port Orchard, Washington, these continue to be some of my favorite photos to this day. What a fun experience this was!

  • Photo of totally eclipsed moon

    The moon is totality dark during this phase of the total lunar eclipse on February 20, 2008.… More

  • Photo of moon with a ghostly glow

    This was one of my favorite photos from the February 20, 2008 total lunar eclipse. Here, the… More

  • Photo of eclipsed moon with Saturn

    Here, the moon is totally eclipsed, with Saturn just below it. You can't see the rings of Saturn… More

  • Photo of brightening during total lunar eclipse

    It's amazing to watch the different phases of an eclipse - from partial to totality. Even during… More

  • Photo of February 20, 2008 lunar eclipse

    Beautiful shot of just one sliver of sunlight on the moon as the eclipse totality begins to end… More

  • Photo of totally eclipsed moon

    During totality, the earth's shadow leaves the moon a deep blood red color. Absolutely… More

  • Photo of eclipsed moon with Saturn and Regulus

    This photo was taken during totality during the February 20, 2008 lunar eclipse. You can also… More

  • Photo of brilliant crescent moon during lunar eclipse

    Here, totality has ended and the Earth's shadow is starting to slip from the moon, exposing a… More