A setting full moon rarely looks like this.
Monday morning just before a fully lit
Strawberry Moon dropped behind the
Absaroka Mountain Range
shadow of the Earth
got in the way.
A similarly setting
partial lunar eclipse
was visible throughout most of North and South America, while simultaneously the same
partially darkened moon
was visible throughout eastern Asia.
in the foreground is a snowbank formation known as the
Horse's Head off a tributary of the
occur about twice a year, and the
next one --
a penumbral eclipse --
will occur in late November.