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The Eclipse That We Missed

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While we basked in the warm afternoon sun, much of the rest of the world witnessed the first total lunar eclipse in nearly three years. Luckily, many photos were taken. Good lookin' out, rest of the world!

We won't have to wait long to get ours -- the total lunar eclipse on August 27/28 will be fully visible from LA, assuming skies are clear.

Photo composite (above) by swissrolli, Wolverhampton, England.

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Photos of tonight's lunar eclipse as seen around the world... after the jump...

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Composite by Adam Bowie, London.

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photo by Uwe Schröder, Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

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by Georgia P, Diego Martin, Trinidad.

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by Robert Leverton, Bradford, UK.

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by Mauro, Italy.

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by Waldo Jaquith, Charlottesville, VA.

Thousands of photos of tonight's eclipse, taken around the world, at flickr.