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Moon - Tracing the Lunar Eclipse Tracing the Lunar Eclipse

Photographer David Cortner recorded this dramatic composite sequence of the November 8 total lunar eclipse in the skies over Connelly's Springs, North Carolina. Cortner took telescopic pictures of the Moon every eight minutes, then recorded a wide-angle view in a long exposure to bring out the thickening clouds and a silhouetted landscape. Later, the views were carefully combined along the Moon's trail through the wide-angle image to create the sequence.

Credit and Copyright: David Cortner

From: Astronomy Picture of the Day