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Lunar Eclipse

Photo by David Rauzi

Despite spotty overcast night skies, clouds cleared intermittently for good views of Tuesday morning’s April 15 total lunar eclipse. This is the first of four back-to-back total lunar eclipses – an eclipse tetrad – that will happen during the next 18 months.

The eclipse started around 11 p.m. Monday night, April 14, and lasted for more than three hours. This photo was shot at Grangeville just before 12:30 a.m. The bright spot to the right is the star, Spica, in the

constellation Virg


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