A total lunar eclipse occurs when the earth's shadow falls on the moon, which can
happen as often as twice a year, but not always visible from our side of the planet. This
October 2004 event coincided to the moment that the Boston Red Sox defeated the Saint
Louis Cardinals (also red) in the World Series. Everyone in St. Louis saw a "bad moon
rising" that night!
This image combined 3 red and green exposures of 5 seconds with 3 blue exposures of 10
seconds, using an ST10XME camera through a 4" refractor. And just a touch of
Music: Bad Moon Rising, by Creedence Clearwater Revival