Best Night Sky Photos of the Week: Feb. 8, 2014

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The Moon and Earthshine Over Portugal by Miguel Claro

Credit: Miguel Claro |
Miguel Claro recently sent this beautiful image of the moon and Earthshine taken from Almada, Portugal on Feb. 1, 2014. “I could see the night…Read More »

side of the moon very well illuminated by the Earth reflected light, like if it was full moon,” Claro wrote in an email. “This impressive phenomenon known as Earthshine, was described and drawn for the first time, by the great Leonardo Da Vinci about 500 years ago in his book Codex Leicester.” [See More Photos]   Less «
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