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Lunar Eclipse and Stars in the Sky

Caption: Lunar eclipse and more! Mars shines bright in the upper right of the image, and the star Spica from the constellation Virgo is below the moon. Additionally, 76 Virginis is just barely above the moon, too.

Credit: Robert Sparks, NOAO

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