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


“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!!”

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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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