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Whole Moons Details Eclipse 2004 Eclipse 2007
On 4 May, 2004, there was a total lunar eclipse. Unfortunately, due to my location the moon was already eclipsed when it rose, and the weather meant that I couldn't get a good view until well into the period when the moon was coming out of eclipse.
Click the picture to see a sequence of pictures showing the moon emerging from eclipse.
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Light bent around the Earth's atmosphere makes the eclipsed moon look red. Click the picture to see the effect.
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