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Eclipse Moonrise at Writing-on-Stone

By: Alan Dyer

 

Region: Americas

Site: Alberta - Canada

Spot: Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park

Date: 2015 September 27

From the photographer: "The Full Moon rises in partial eclipse over the sandstone formations of Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park in southern Alberta, on the evening of September 27, 2015. This was the night of a total lunar eclipse, which was in progress in its initial partial phase as the Moon rose this night. The blue band on the horizon containing the Moon is the shadow of Earth on our atmosphere, while the dark bite taken out of the lunar disk is the shadow of Earth on the Moon. The pink band above is called the Belt of Venus.
This is a two-image panorama stitched to extend the scene vertically to take in more sky and ground than one frame could accommodate. Both shot with the 200mm lens and 1.4x extender." Alan Dyer, Amazingsky.com

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