April 4, 1015.  The third of four lunar eclipses was seen perfectly at Pillar Point RV Park in Half Moon Bay, just 20 minutes south of San Francisco, California.

While the actual eclipse, where the moon is totally covered by Earth's shadow only lasts approximately five minutes, the entire event, where the shadow approaches, crosses and departs view on the moon lasted three and a half hours.

The eclipse took place at 4:58 this morning, but I was up at 4:00 to check it out.   I opened the door to my rig and bam!  There it was!  No searching the night sky blah, blah, blah...  The moon was three quarters covered in shadow at the time.    I sat alone in the garden at the rv park and just watched the wonder that unfolded and reflected on how this event may have been terrifying at one time in human history.   Especially with the dark orange glow of the "blood moon."  

I took some photos to show you some of the action.  The next lunar eclipse will come on September 28th.

As the shadow is passing...

My overall vantage view of the last moments of the event.

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