I’ve seen many images of solar eclipse. But I think this one is special. Very very beautiful work by Matt D Marshall.
Discovered via Flickr blog post.
If you are reading it minutes after I post, then don’t lose precious time – run outside and look at the Moon. Today you have a rare opportunity to observe total lunar eclipse. If you are, and you probably are, late, then consider the illustration below. Since I don’t possess all the necessary skill and equipment to make a photograph, I turned to my mad drawing skills.
Feel free to reuse the image as you wish, and please ignore all the scientific inconsistencies – I am not much of an artist and I had limited time. After all, space bodies involved in this phenomena are moving fast.
Interestingly, even Google search is tracking the movement of the shadow.
Apparently, it was a partial solar eclipse yesterday that got me wondering why it is so dark. I thought it was just due to the rainy weather. I’m glad Big Picture has it covered. Awesome photographs, as always.