Eclipsed Moon, October 8, 2014
Chad Horwedel on Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. Used with permission.
Early this morning, Americas time, the moon underwent a total eclipse. The Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles trained its telescope on the moon for the event, then made this wonderful one-minute video out of five and a half hours of footage:
The sudden flick from white to red in the video occurs because the Griffith staff adjusted the "gain" on their camera, making it more