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La Jolla Cove and earth shadow at dawn.  Just before sunrise the shadow of the Earth can seen as the darker sky below the pink sunrise Earth Shadow lies over Point La Jolla at dawn Lunar eclipse sequence, showing total eclipse (left) through full moon (right).  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.  August 28, 2007, Earth Orbit, Solar System, Milky Way Galaxy, The Universe Earth shadow over Morro Rock and Morro Bay.  Just before sunrise the shadow of the Earth can seen as the darker sky below the pink sunrise

Updated: May 29, 2020