The moon glows orange during a lunar eclipse early Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007 seen next to the TransAmerican Pyramid in San Francisco. The moon's surface darkened as the earth's shadow moved across it to create a partial eclipse and then total eclipse.
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The moon is seen taking different orange tones during a lunar eclipse over Mexico City, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007. The event was widely visible from the U.S. and Canada as well as South America, the Pacific Ocean, western Asia and Australia. During a total lunar eclipse, the moon can take on a colorful appearance from bright orange to blood red to dark brown and, rarely, very dark gray.
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Suspension cables dissect the image as the moon glows red during a lunar eclipse seen in the Sydney, Australia, sky Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007. The Earth's shadow crept across the moon's surface slowly eclipsing it and turning it to shades of orange and red during the second total lunar eclipse this year.
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The shadow of the Earth can be seen on the moon following a total lunar eclipse viewed early Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, near Greenwater, Wash.
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A lunar eclipse is shown over Whitmore Lake, Mich., early Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007. The total lunar eclipse, the second this year, was visible in North and South America, especially in the West. People in the Pacific islands, eastern Asia, Australia and New Zealand also were able to view it if skies were clear.
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The eclipsed moon emerges over the Welcome Monument Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The moon is eclipsed when the earth is directly between the sun and the moon and casts a shadow over the moon, making it appear red or orange.
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Three images show the moon transitioning to total eclipse over Toronto, Canada, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007.
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A total eclipse of moon, the second this year, is seen Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, from Tyler, Texas. A star, upper left, is seen near the edge of the moon.
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The lunar eclipse is seen from Kailua Beach in Kailua, Hawaii, Monday, Aug. 27, 2007. The total lunar eclipse, the second this year, was visible in North and South America, especially in the West. People in the Pacific islands, eastern Asia, Australia and New Zealand also were able to view it.
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The moon passes through the Earth's shadow during a total lunar eclipse on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, in Melbourne, Australia.
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