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Earth Shadow

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