This weekend’s total lunar eclipse led to stunning footage posted by astronomy hobbyists and professionals. The spectacle was even more luxurious for a brief moment, the eclipse offered observers a stunning view of the Milky Way, captured especially by the Gemini Southern Telescope, located in Chile.
As some netizens have pointed out, the Milky Way can be admired most summer nights if you are away from any nights pollution bright. This weekend’s event is no less exciting.
At about 5:30 p.m. local Chilean time, when the sun, Earth, and Moon were perfectly aligned, it was dark enough for Gemini Telescope’s All-Sky Camera to get a direct view of our planet’s distant regions. galaxy.
However, a telescope of this strength was not necessary to enjoy the view. Many amateur astronomers have also managed to take great pictures of our galaxy. Even a Canadian photographer captured a stunning panorama of the Milky Way and the aurora borealis in a single shot.
” It is interesting to see a bright white moon that, over the course of the minutes, takes on a red and extinguished color “,” Advertise for Huffington Post Florent Delivelyan astronomer at the PSL Paris Observatory.