Lunar eclipse (9 photos)

On the night of December 21, astronomers around the world watched with interest a very rare astronomical phenomenon - a total lunar eclipse, which coincided with the day of the winter confrontation. The last time this event occurred 372 years ago. At this time, the best visual areas of the lunar eclipse were - North America, western South America, and the north of the Scandinavian Peninsula. Observe the phenomenon could and residents northeastern Russia. They captured the first phase - penumbral eclipse. The second phase began when the moon was too low on the horizon.


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