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All the Eclipses of 2017

7 Dec 2017, 09:09 UTC
All the Eclipses of 2017 Petr Horálek
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As seen from planet Earth, all the lunar and solar eclipses of 2017 are represented at the same scale in these four panels. The year’s celestial shadow play was followed through four different countries by one adventurous eclipse chaser. To kick off the eclipse season, at top left February’s Full Moon was captured from the Czech Republic. Its subtle shading, a penumbral lunar eclipse, is due to Earth’s lighter outer shadow.

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