By NASA
November 21, 2021

Almost Total Lunar Eclipse

An Nearly Total Lunar Eclipse. Credit & Copyright: Robert Fedez

Predawn hours of November 19 stumbled on the Moon in partly cloudy skies over Cancun, Mexico. Captured in this telephoto snapshot, the lunar disk is no longer quite fully immersed in Earth’s sad umbral shadow in the end of a prolonged partial lunar eclipse. The partial eclipse used to be deep despite the truth that, deep ample to cloak the dimmed but reddened light in Earth’s shadow. That’s a hit upon in general anticipated by fans of full lunar eclipses. Wandering via the constellation Taurus, the eclipsed Moon’s dimmer light also made it less complicated to connect the Pleiades indispensable particular person cluster. The stars of the Seven Sisters portion this frame at the upper honest, with the nearly fully eclipsed Moon.

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