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Total Lunar Eclipse

Total (umbral) lunar eclipse over Michigan

The eclipsed moon takes on a distinct red-orange glow because
of the sunlight's refraction and Rayleigh scattering through
the Earth's atmosphere on its way to the eclipsed moon.

Top: Full moon photo taken at 2:13 a.m. EDT

Bottom: Lunar eclipse photo taken at 5:56 a.m. EDT

The eclipsed moon is about 15 stops
(32,000x) dimmer than the full moon.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007
Ann Arbor, Michigan

28-AUG-2007

Total Lunar Eclipse

Total (umbral) lunar eclipse over Michigan

The eclipsed moon takes on a distinct red-orange glow because
of the sunlight's refraction and Rayleigh scattering through
the Earth's atmosphere on its way to the eclipsed moon.

Top: Full moon photo taken at 2:13 a.m. EDT

Bottom: Lunar eclipse photo taken at 5:56 a.m. EDT

The eclipsed moon is about 15 stops
(32,000x) dimmer than the full moon.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007
Ann Arbor, Michigan

28-AUG-2007