Shoot for the Moon: understanding and photographing the total lunar eclipse

May 26th, 2021

For 14 minutes, between 9:11pm and 9:25pm (AEST), on Wednesday 26 May, our Moon will appear large and red in our night sky.

This is commonly known as a ‘blood Moon’. It’s when a full Moon and a lunar eclipse occur at the same time. And Australia has one of the best views in the world of this marvel.

Let’s talk about the science behind this phenomenon and how you can capture a stunning shot with just your smartphone.

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