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Lunar Eclipse Shadow As Seen From Orbit

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
October 19, 2023
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Lunar Eclipse Shadow As Seen From Orbit
Lunar Eclipse Shadow

The Moon passes in front of the sun casting its shadow, or umbra, and darkening a portion of the Earth’s surface during the annular solar eclipse.

The International Space Station was soaring 260 miles above the U.S.-Canadian border as this picture was taken pointing southward toward Texas

iss070e003785 (Oct. 14, 2023) – larger image

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