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Photos: Long Total Lunar Eclipse of June 15, 2011

Total Lunar Eclipse of June 15, 2011: India

Manivel K

Skywatcher Manivel K took this view of the moon during the total lunar eclipse of June 15, 2011 as it appeared from his home in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Total Lunar Eclipse of June 15, 2011: Yogyakarta, Java

Agung Geger

In the town of Yogyakarta, Java in Indonesia, skywatcher Agung Geger snapped this view of the total lunar eclipse of June 15, 2011 as the moon turned an eerie red.

Total Lunar Eclipse of June 15, 2011: South Africa 3

Derek Keats

Skywatcher Derek Keats of Johannesburg, South Africa snapped this photo of the progressing total lunar eclipse of June 15, 2011 with a Canon EOS 50D camera.

Total Lunar Eclipse of June 15, 2011: South Africa

Derek Keats

Skywatcher Derek Keats of Johannesburg, South Africa snapped this photo of the total lunar eclipse of June 15, 2011 with a Canon EOS 50D camera.

Total Lunar Eclipse of June 15, 2011: South Africa 4

Derek Keats

Skywatcher Derek Keats of Johannesburg, South Africa snapped this photo of the total lunar eclipse of June 15, 2011 nearing totality with a Canon EOS 50D camera.

June 15, 2011 Total Lunar Eclipse Charts

NASA/GSFC

This NASA chart lists the start, peak and end times for the June 15, 2011 total lunar eclipse as well as likely visibility regions of the world.

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