Eclipse Sequence

By: Miguel Claro


Region: Europe

Site: Alqueva - Portugal

Date: 2018 July 28


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From the photographer: "The image shows a sequence of the Moon during the longest total lunar eclipse of the century, as seen from Campinho, Dark Sky Alqueva, Portugal, few minutes after the Moonrise and against a blue twilight background. The bright object under the moon is Mars as its brightest time. During a lunar eclipse, the moon passes through Earth’s shadow, giving the natural satellite a blood-red hue."
Click the constellation icon above the image for a telephoto view of the total eclipse.

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