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Old Mar 16, 2008, 12:38 AM   #1
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Lunar eclipse photos are hard to expose correctly. It's hard to get the bright sunlit detail and the shadow. Here is my attempt. Thanks for looking.

Here is the shadow of the earth moving across the moon. You can definitely see the curvature of the earth on the moons surface. If you look at my other posts of the cresent moon you can see that the curve of the earth across the moon is not as great as the curve of the shadow of the moon itself during a cresent phase. This was one of the first clues to early astronomers that the earth was indeed round and not flat.


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Old Mar 16, 2008, 12:40 AM   #2
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Here you can see that the moon is almost completely covered by the earth's shadow. Only a small portion of sunlit moon is visible on the right edge. Totality was only a few minutes away at this point.


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