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Photo feature: Dark side of the moon

Posted: Sunday, November 09, 2003

The full moon starts to emerge from the shadow of the earth shortly after rising over a spruce forest in Kenai on Saturday night during a total lunar eclipse that was witnessed across much of North America.

 

Photo by M. Scott Moon

Lucky Alaskans only saw half of the show, as the moon was fully eclipsed before it cleared the horizon at about 4:45.

Less than two hours later, the moon was just about out of the shadow and full again.

 

Photo by M. Scott Moon

Ozzie Osborne watches the spectacle through a telescope alongside Marathon Road.

Photos by M. Scott Moon



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