25.4 MB (25.0 MB compressed)
3607 x 2458 pixels
30.5 x 20.8 cm ⏐ 12.0 x 8.2 in (300dpi)
BABAK TAFRESHI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY BABAK TAFRESHI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Lunar eclipse seen in front of the Milky Way. Lunar eclipses occur when the Moon passes into the shadow of the Earth. At upper right is the Snake nebula, a region of dust clouds that obscure light from the stars behind. Photographed on 15th June 2011.
Model release not required. Property release not required.