8 October 2014: Total Lunar Eclipse – live event, online!
*** Join it LIVE here! ***
Next 8 Oct. 2014, the Moon will offer an amazing total eclipse, visible from the Americas, Australia, New Zealand and most of Asia. Following the great experience we had last April, The Virtual Telescope Project managed to put together a great international team, ready to capture the eclipse from suitable locations and share them via our live feed. The event will be both in English and Italian.
So far, the team making the live event is composed by
- astrophotographer: Dean Hooper (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia);
- astrophotographer: John Stevenson (Bribie Island, Queensland, Australia);
- astrophotographer: Chris Stockdale (Latrobe Valley Astronomical Society, “Hazelwood Observatory”, near Morwell, Victoria, Australia)
- astrophotographer: Joaquin Fabrega Polleri (Asociacion Panameña de Aficionados a la Astronomia, Panama);
- astrophotographer: Gary Varney (South Florida Amateur Astronomers Association, Florida);
- astrophotographer: Fernando Rodriguez (South Florida Amateur Astronomers Association, Florida);
- astrophotographer: James McCue (New Mexico)
- astrophotographer: Malcolm Park (Toronto, Canada)
- astrophotographer: Bill Longo (Toronto, Canada)
- astrophotographer: Ron Delvaux (Delvaux Observatory, Arizona)
- astrophotographer: John W. Johnson (Omaha Astronomical Society, Nebraska)
- astrophotographer: Marcy Malavasi (Altair , Costa Rica)
- astrophotographer: Mirko Harnisch (New Zealand)
- coordinator and live comment: astrophysicist Gianluca Masi (The Virtual Telescope Project, Italy).
If you want be part of the team, please let us know.
So, we will be broadcasting this amazing total lunar eclipse live, on our web TV. This is a free event. If you like it, save the date!
Join us on October 8, starting at 10:00 Universal Time! You just need to access our online webTV, click here!
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