Author: Chirag Upreti

There Was a Blood Moon On The Rise

The recent lunar eclipse of January 20-21st, 2019 was turning out to be a catch 22 situation in New York City. It would either be below freezing, cloudy with no wind, and thus no visible Moon, or windy with passing clouds that open ‘sucker holes,’ i.e., intermittent clear skies with an Arctic blast due to the wind chill—but it would be possible to image the eclipse. Thankfully, and somewhat painfully, it turned out to be the latter.