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Ruca Malen
Walking in Nakuru
Adrianna enjoying an outing with family
Andes Beyond the Wheat Field
Nail In The Concrete
Snowy Pine Tree
1968 Fiat 500
Memorial Hall
Salt Mines in the Hills of Peru
Two Flowers
A total lunar eclipse with the Goddess of Liberty.
A Hornet on Campus
Pastel sunset
Snail on a pumpkin
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Gone fishing
Copying the text from Holy Koran
Baltimore Harbor - Prior to a storm setting in
Grandson and his Papa
Snapping turtle catching some rays
12th Annual Photo Contest
A total lunar eclipse with the Goddess of Liberty.

On April 15, 2014 there was a total lunar eclipse and I wanted a way to capture it without just a photograph of the moon. This shot was taken over the State Capitol of Texas in Austin with the Goddess of Liberty. This eclipse was the first of two full lanar eclipses in 2014 and the first in a tetrad, or series of four total eclipses. During a lunar eclipse, the moon passes through the Earth's shadow (or umbra). If one were to be on the moon during a total eclipse and look at Earth, there would be a full reddish orange ring around Earth due to the sun on the other side. This is what gives the moon its color during a total eclipse.

TAGS: Capital, Capitol, Eclipse, Liberty, Moon, State, Texas, United States

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Austin, Texas, United States of America
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© Mark Ezell.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2014
Total Views: 57
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 23, 2014, 4:56 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D
Focal Length: 200mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1
Aperture: f11
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PHOTO LOCATION Austin, Texas, United States of America