Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Lunar Eclipse 15-16 June 2011 (Simulated)

I present a simulated Eclipse view which I designed out of my curiosity.

Lunar Eclipse 15-16 Jun-2011 over Thiruvananthapuram
simulated using the free software 'Stellarium'
Close up view

Animation-1: Time series of Zoomed view of Eclipse.
(recommended view: click and view full screen) 

distant view
Animation-2: Time series view of sky from a fixed point on ground.
Moon is marked with 'red' dashes around.
It moves from top-left corner to bottom-right corner.
As time progress, the eclipse darkening can be observed.
(recommended view: Full Screen) 

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