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Lunar eclipse as seen from Amsterdam 7th March 2007

2 Responses to “Lunar eclipse as seen from Amsterdam”

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    clarence:

    Best Lunar eclipse shot I have seen so far. Hey, we all live on this planet, and this is one view from the planet so, it fits your Photoblog theme.

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    April:

    Hmmm, this is really nice to see from my desk here in California. Love the red hue and how clear the shot is. Wish we could have seen it in here.

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Lunar eclipse as seen from Amsterdam

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Well, the biggest problem of this image is that I do not have categories for it :)
It’s not an Exposed Planet, as the exposure was taken away for a few hour. And frankly it is not even a planet, but a moon, but it might be nice to share with the ones that did not see this full lunar eclipse last Saturday.

In the old days this was seen as a sign from the gods, nowadays most people with access to schools know that it is just the shadow of the earth falling over the moon. The little light that is still emitted from Earth, is reflected back and is giving the Moon its reddish appearance, making it look like a closer version Mars.

Read more about Lunar Eclipses on Wikipedia. By the way, these happen quite regularly; the next eclipse is August 28, so mark your calendar and have a fun night out :)

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