Total Lunar Eclipse: April, 2014
Total lunar eclipse near totality
in the early morning of April 15, 2014:
the first of two total lunar
eclipses for the area in 2014.
(High clouds created very hazy viewing conditions.)
San Francisco Bay Area, California
A plane leaving SFO (40 miles away) flies
through the transit-of-Venus across the sun.
The large dot is Venus, which is passing
between the sun & earth in this rare event.
(The smaller dots are sun spots.)
San Francisco Bay Area,
Surf Scoter Wake
A male surf scoter paddles across
the sunset-tinted lake.
Mountain View, California