Eclipse Behind the Mountains

By: Amir H. Abolfath


Region: Middle East

Site: Zagros Mountains - Iran

Date: 2011 December 10

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The total Lunar eclipse of 10 December 2011 as seen in the evening twilight over Zagros Mountains of Iran. At this longitude the eclipse was already started at moonrise. This viewed is captured through a 10-inch telescope. Click on the star-pattern icon above the image to see the totally eclipsed Moon photographed an hour later, which was also showcased in National Geographic News. Amir Abolfath -

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