> There are other reasons for odd-looking moons, notes atmospheric
> optics expert Les Cowley. "Our eyes have automatic 'white balances'
> just like digital cameras. Go outdoors from a cosy cabin lit by an
> oil lamp (yellow light) and the moon will appear blue until your eyes
> I wonder whether your eyes were still in "daylight" mode and although
> the moon "appeared" blue, it actually wasn't so wouldn't record
> photographically when cameras adjusted (much faster than the eye) for
> the white balance change?
Maybe that's it. But it was pretty constant for the entire minute and
a half, or whatever it was, of totality.