Paint the Moon

Laurent Laveder shot this image in France of a friend painting away the top of the Moon.

Laurent Laveder

On the night of September 7 – 8, a partial lunar eclipse graced the skies above Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. Although the Moon barely entered Earth's umbra (full shadow), plenty of astrophotographers captured the tiny nibble taken out of the edge of Luna.

Our photo gallery has several of your images. Check them out and keep them coming. And on September 22nd, for the lucky folks who are in parts of Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana on the north coast of South America, or in the southern Atlantic Sea, there's another eclipse — an annular solar eclipse. That will make for some great picture opportunities as well.


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