Location of Photo:
Portland, OR, USA
Date/Time of photo:
Telescope/Mount: Celestron Super C8 Plus with Byers drive, f/6.3 focal reducer/corrector. Canon 20D DSLR
This sequence of three images clearly shows the circular outline of Earth's umbra. The moon is at maximum totality in the central image, where it is a coppery orange from sunlight refracted through Earth's atmosphere, the summation of all the sunrises and sunsets occurring on Earth.