Sunday, December 11, 2011

Lunar Eclipse

On Saturday December 10 at 6 am, the earth started to cross the path of the sun's light.  Our family had gone outside, in the cold darkness.  Then we saw a glowing red object, the moon.  The light from the sun is scattered by the Earth's atmosphere causing the moon to turn red.  A lunar eclipse occurred. The moon was covered by the shadow of the Earth.  Here are some pictures we took: