If you missed the lunar eclipse on Friday night – 27 July 2018 – here’s a video, taken by Richard Van Schalkwyk from Wilgeheuwel on the West Rang, Gauteng, South Africa…

Richard says: “Colour added. The moon was white. Shot with a Canon T2i (550D) and a 50mm lens. Speed increased by 4000%.”

WATCH Lunar Eclipse over South Africa – Video


Friday night’s lunar eclipse was the longest of the 21st Century.

Stan Sanetra captured these photos from Kuilsriver, Cape Town in the Western Cape:

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