Canoe Full Moon Eclipse

On Saturday night a few of us headed to take advantage of the full moon by canoeing down Dimond Gorge. We reckoned it would be epic, even before knowing there would be a lunar eclipse!

Turned out that about 70% of the moon was obscured by Earth’s shadow as we prepared to launch our canoes. It sorta defeated the purpose of doing a full-moon paddle (not much light), but whatever, it was awesome. This particular eclipse was near-total in central and eastern Australia (and not even visible in the U.S.). At one point, I thought I saw my own shadow outlined on the moon’s surface, but it might have been wishful thinking…

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