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A Photo of My Girlfriend, the Lunar Eclipse, Mars, and the Milky Way

2 monthes ago   |   By Peta Pixel

I normally love to plan my photos and I would have liked to plan a cool shot with yesterday's moon eclipse. However, when I planned my current trip to Kyrgyzstan, I didn't realize I would be there with the lunar eclipse of 2018 .
I'm staying at the capital of Kyrgyzstan Bishkek. Without a plan, I just went out to a random place out of the city to see the blood moon. I brought my 400mm but I couldn't really find a cool composition or foreground because the moon was so high up in the sky. The full eclipse was visible at 1:30 am here.
What I did notice though, was the extremely bright star...
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