Earthshine During the 2008 Total Solar Eclipse

Alson Wong
Location of photo
Weizixia, China
Date/Time of photo
August 1, 2008
Borg 77mm ED refractor, Kenko Sky Memo mount, Nikon D300. Stack of three 2-second exposures at ISO 200.
This image shows the Moon's surface being illuminated by Earthshine during a total solar eclipse. Many surface features are visible, including maria, craters, and the ray systems centered on the craters Tycho and Copernicus.
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