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Two Alignements in a Row :
April 15th, a Total Eclipse of the Moon.

Last night, we could witness in perfect conditions a complete Total Eclipse of the Moon, from 03H00 to 05H00 (local time). This was a clear eclipse, as the Moon disc appeared slighty orange in the total phase, that is consistent with the clear and clean skies of Chile.

Maybe the most impressive was a naked eye view, showing an unusually small and colored Moon accompagnied by brillant blue-hued star Spica a few degrees at left, and extremely brillant orange Mars at the bottom, all those surrounded by the deep starry sky, the rich southern Milky Way, and the shiny galactic centre almost at the zenith !...

Photo: Cristian Valenzuela / Observatorio del Pangue - April 15th, 2014
Camera: Xperia J cell phone at prime focus of 8" Orion SkyQuest scope