Gorgeous Images of the August 2017 Partial Lunar Eclipse
Just to get you in the mood for the upcoming total solar eclipse — now less than two weeks away — our Solar System put on a little eclipse display of the lunar kind on August 7. The full Moon passed through part of the Earth’s umbral shadow, and the timing made this partial lunar eclipse visible in parts of Europe and Africa.
Thanks to our friends around the world who posted in Universe Today’s Flickr page, we’ve got images to share! Enjoy the views! Click on all the images to see larger versions of them on Flickr. The lead image link is here.
And for those of you in the path of the August 21 solar eclipse, please feel free to share your images on our Flickr page, and we may feature them in an upcoming article.
3 Replies to “Gorgeous Images of the August 2017 Partial Lunar Eclipse”
Thanks everybody! We couldn’t see this event from here…
But, we’ll get to see something like +80% coverage during the main event. I had planned to drive to Oregon with friends.. instead found out that I need to pay some dentist rent instead.
I forgot to send you my photos/video so I will add as a comment (Altough I have to admit that I should use tracking as other did). It is still very nice
Thanks for sharing Gadi!
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