|Hugging the horizon, a dark red Moon greeted
early morning skygazers in eastern
Atlantic regions on December 21, as the total phase of 2010's
Solstice Lunar Eclipse began near
This well composed image of the
event is a composite of multiple exposures following
the progression of the eclipse from
Tenerife, Canary Islands.
Initially reflecting brightly on a sea of clouds and
the ocean's surface itself, the Moon sinks deeper
into eclipse as it moves
from left to right across the sky.
the Sun, the Moon was immersed in the darkest part
of Earth's shadow as it approached the western horizon,
just before sunrise came to Tenerife.|