Lunar Eclipse

We were lucky enough to see a lunar eclipse on Sunday the 27th. \
Here it is taken in Southern California.

Moon eclipse 2 G

Facts about the Solar Eclipse:

Lunar eclipses always happen at the full moon. During a lunar eclipse, the moon passes directly behind the Earth into its shadow (called the umbra). This can only happen during a full moon because the Earth, Sun and Moon must be aligned exactly.

The full moon almost always appears a coppery shade of red during a total lunar eclipse because of the sunlight that is filtered and refracted by the Earth’s atmosphere.

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