Lunar Eclipse Sequence Over Broken Hill, Torrey Pines State Reserve. While the moon lies in the full shadow of the earth (umbra) it receives only faint, red-tinged light refracted through the Earth's atmosphere. As the moon passes into the penumbra it receives increasing amounts of direct sunlight, eventually leaving the shadow of the Earth altogether. October 8, 2014.
Location: Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California
Image ID: 29412
Full moon, Torrey Pine and eroded sandstone. The Torrey Pine is the rarest native pine tree in the United States, is native to the coastal chaparral of San Diego County. A subspecies of the Torrey Pine is found in a small grove on Santa Rosa island, one of Californias Channel Islands.
Species: Torrey pine, Pinus torreyana
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 28987