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MESSENGER views the October 8, 2014 lunar eclipse

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.

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Original image data dated on or about October 8, 2014

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