Total lunar eclipse

A total lunar eclipse is seen through the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100602011282" title="Jerusalem (Israel)" href="/topic/international/israel/jerusalem-%28israel%29-PLGEO100100602011282.topic">old city</a> walls in Jerusalem, Israel. The longest lunar eclipse for a decade took place tonight. A lunar eclipse comes when the sun, Earth and moon line up and Earth's shadow falls on the moon.

( Getty Images / June 15, 2011 )

A total lunar eclipse is seen through the old city walls in Jerusalem, Israel. The longest lunar eclipse for a decade took place tonight. A lunar eclipse comes when the sun, Earth and moon line up and Earth's shadow falls on the moon.

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