|Moon and Uranus during Lunar Eclipse
0342 PDT / 1042 UTC 10 October 2014
|During the Lunar Eclipse of 8 October 2014 Uranus happened to pass close to the moon as seen from earth.
Usually faint Uranus (Magnitude 5.7) would not be visible when so near the moon but due to the eclipse both could be seen at
once visually or by imaging
AP Traveler, Canon EOS, CG-5
Uranus and the stars are a stack of 8 0.5 sec images. The moon moves considerably against the background of the stars
during the collection of those images so the moon images is from a single exposure.
|Below is Detail from the image. Note that the stars near Uranus are a visual double