the Full Moon will
planet Earth's shadow in a
The entire eclipse sequence,
including 51 minutes of totality,
will be visible from Asia and Australia,
but moonwatchers in
Europe and Africa will miss out on the beginning partial phases
because for them, the eclipse will start before
In central and western North America
the earlier phases of the eclipse
will be in progress as the Moon sets.
In fact, while those in the east will miss out,
North Americans far enough west could see a scene very
much like this one, with a mostly eclipsed Moon
low and near the western
horizon during morning twilght.
morning twilight view of another lunar eclipse approaching
its total phase at moonset was captured in 2008 on February 21, from
the Zagros Mountains of Iran.
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