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    Posted October 18, 2013 by
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    Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     RSO34 photographed the penumbral lunar eclipse on the evening of October 18 from Somers, New York. The penumbral lunar eclipse is a partial eclipse that leaves sections of the moon darkened by the Earth's shadow. 'A penumbral eclipse is a little difficult to capture due to the subtle shadowing. So I tried various exposures to be able to ensure the shadowing was evident. I selected an isolated area on the side of a reservoir to avoid interference with any artificial lighting such as street lights,' he said.
    - Jareen, CNN iReport producer

    The October 18, 2013 full moon experienced a penumbral eclipse at 7:50 pm. Unlike a total lunar eclipse, the full moon passed through Earth's outer shadow causing a minor shadowing on the lower portion of the moon,

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