Range Tracking

Subtle Penumbral Eclipse

The Moon passed through the edge, the penumbra, of Earth’s shadow leading to a very subtle lunar eclipse on 10 February 2017. A trio of photographs show the progression, which was far more apparent to the camera than it was to the human eye.
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To paraphrase Jack Kerouac, the Moon, big sad face of infinity.

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