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Partial Lunar Eclipse, 2017-08-07 | by herbraab
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Partial Lunar Eclipse, 2017-08-07

The partially eclipsed Moon, photographed on August 07, 2017, 18:34 UT, soon after moonrise, and shortly after the time of maximum eclipse.


The reddish color is not due to the eclipse, but rather caused by the low altitude of the moon (similar to the reddish color of the rising sun).


This image was explored on flickr on August 7, 2017.


1/30 second exposure taken with a Canon EOS 550D at ISO 400 trough a 90/1000mm refractor.

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Taken on August 7, 2017