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Earth Shadow


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About this observation
Colin Henshaw
Time of observation
06/03/2016 - 00:46
Earth Shadow
Observing location
Briga Township, Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Sony Cybershot Camera

The Earth's Shadow on the atmosphere is a little known phenomenon that is visible every night after sunset or every morning before dawn. It is seen better at higher altitude locations. This image shows the entire phenomenon, and the panorama facility on a small digital camera was ideal for this purpose. The Full Moon can be seen setting on the western horizon.

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