Image taken: Jun. 20, 2010 Location: Mamadia (sp) Iraq

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“What are these beautiful spikes coming from the moon? This pic was taken by my brother stationed in Iraq…we have no clue what they are or how it happens!!”

Source - Spaceweather.com


PARTIAL LUNAR ECLIPSE: This Saturday, June 26th, the Moon will pass through Earth’s shadow for a partial lunar eclipse. The event lasts for almost three hours centered on 11:38 UT (4:38 am PDT). At maximum, about 53% of the Moon’s surface will be covered by the dark-red core of Earth’s shadow. Sky watchers in the Americas, Australia, east Asia and India are favored: visibility map.

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