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Astronaut captures lunar eclipse from International Space Station

Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) captured the amazing time lapse of a partial lunar eclipse on November 19. NASA said that when the moon enters the shadow of the earth, a solar eclipse will occur when the sun, the earth, and the moon are aligned. During the “almost complete” solar eclipse on November 19, up to 99.1% of the lunar disk was in the shadow of the Earth. The moon may appear red because the only sunlight that reaches the moon passes through the Earth’s atmosphere. This phenomenon is often referred to as Blood Moon or Beaver Moon. This event lasted more than 3 hours and 28 minutes. NASA reports that there has been no partial lunar eclipse since 1440 and it will not be long until 2669. This time-lapse video, shot by Russian astronaut Pyotr Dubrov on board the ISS, shows a solar eclipse. Credits: Pyotr Dubrov / Roscosmos Media via Storyful