Lunar eclipse captured across the stateUPDATED 8:00 PM HST Apr 15, 2014Video Transcript
last night... People craning their necks to see that eclipse.. It was a little cloudy throughout the state, so if you missed it, here are some cool images to share with you from some pros on the Big Island. There it is...the Blood Moon, a rare copper illumination set against the dark night sky. use Ethan Tweedie 2 Photographer Ethan Tweedie captured this shot from Waimea, and this one too...the moon with a bright star in the distance. use Ethan Tweedie 1 This shot...features the photographer as well, shining a light at the shy above. He took it, almost as an after thought. use Ethan Tweedie 3 Ethan 2145 I'M JUST TRYING TO THINK OF SOMETHING THAT WOULD BE INTERESTING FROM MY OWN SELF//2155 I TOOK A TIMER, SO IT'S LIKE A 10 SECOND DELAY AND I JUST BOLTED OUT IN FRONT OF THE CAMERA AND WAS JUST LINED UP WITH THE MOON AND I JUST STOOD THERE FOR 30 SECONDS. 2203 That shot is now lighting up facebook ...so many commenting on his creativity. Andrew Hara, also captured the skies last night...this breathtaking view from the summit of Mauna Kea! use Andrew Hara 1 ONE OF THE BEAUTIES OF MAUNA KEA IS THAT THE SKY IS SO CLEAR UP THERE THAT YOU'RE ABLE TO SEE PARTS OF THE SKY THAT YOU'RE NEVER ABLE TO SEE ANYWHERE ELSE IN THE WORLD ALMOST. And this shot... captures the heavens above...that incredibly colorful moon...and the equally colorful world on the earth below. THAT'S LOOKING EAST TOWARD HILO ON THE BASE OF THE PHOTOGRAPH YOU SEE THOSE YELLOW LIGHTS THERE AND THAT IS ACTUALLY THE ILLUMINATION FROM HILO TOWN, DOWN BELOW. Both photographers tell us...skies like that, make them thankful to call Hawaii home. 752 IT'S ABOUT BEING PROUD OF OUR ISLANDS, ABOUT BEING ABLE TO SAY, YES WE LIVE ON THE BIG ISLAND AND LOOK HOW BEAUTIFUL IT IS! 801 3009 IT'S JUST SURREAL REALLY, THERE'S NOT TOO MANY PLACES IN THE WORLD THAT WOULD BE LIKE THAT.