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a sailboat in front of a blood moon
April 13, 2016

Sailor's Delight

Your Shot member Michael Hannig submitted this shot of what he calls a “journey to the moon.” A blood moon, hanging low in the horizon in this photo, occurs when the moon passes behind the Earth and into its shadow—a lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow casts the moon in a captivating red tint.

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Photograph by Michael Hannig, National Geographic Your Shot

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