Total Lunar Eclipse - During the total phase of the eclipse, the Moon glows very dimly in a yellow-orange light. This color comes from the Earth's atmosphere, which scatters low-wavelength sunlight aimed at the Moon. Unlike a totally eclipsed Sun, the totally eclipsed Moon is usually visible across a wide region of the Earth, and as a result lunar eclipses are easier to observe. If you wait a bit, and take note ahead of time, you can probably observe one from where you live. This picture was taken from Lebanon on May 4, 2003.

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