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Goa Silhouettes

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Goa Silhouettes


On Moonday, March 19,
shortly before the
locations in Asia and the Arctic
by the New Moon's
shadow during a partial
solar eclipse.

Although the view from
Goa, India
found the eclipsed Sun near the horizon, photographer
Joerg Schoppmeyer was still able to capture this lovely
image, combining celestial with terrestrial silhouettes.

The next eclipse season will begin in
late August
this year,
a total lunar eclipse on August 28, and another
partial solar eclipse on September 11.

Compared to the March 19th eclipse, the September 11th eclipse will
be seen on the other side of
our fair planet, from parts
of South America and

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