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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

MESSENGER views the October 8, 2014 lunar eclipse

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MESSENGER views the October 8, 2014 lunar eclipse From orbit at Mercury, MESSENGER captured 31 photos of Earth and the Moon between 9:18 and 10:18 UTC. As MESSENGER watched, the Moon crossed into Earth's shadow, in a lunar eclipse that was witnessed by much of North America and the Pacific Ocean.

NASA / JHUAPL / CIW

Original image data dated on or about October 8, 2014.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

 

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