• Short Summary

    The purpose of this film is to show how the Moon passes through the Earth's shadow during a typical total lunar eclipse.

  • Description

    The purpose of this film is to show how the Moon passes through the Earth's shadow during a typical total lunar eclipse.

    The eclipse chosen for observation was one which occurred on the morning of February 10, 1971. To obtain the necessary photographs, the U. S. Navy Observatory mounted a 16mm movie camera with a 300mm lens on an astronomical telescope and pointed along the axis of the Earth's shadow. The telescope was sidereally driven to compensate for the Earth's rotation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA761SX5GSGEB9WQRE3C4IZQY1P
    Media URN:
    VLVA761SX5GSGEB9WQRE3C4IZQY1P
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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