earth shadow

earth shadow

[′ərth ‚shad·ō]
(meteorology)
Any shadow projecting into a hazy atmosphere from mountain peaks at times of sunrise or sunset.
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During a total lunar eclipse, the moon is entirely immersed in Earth shadow, and can take on a dusky "blood red" color due to the scattering of sunlight through the edges of Earth's atmosphere.
Sky watchers could catch a glimpse of the stunning 'Blood Moon' as the Earth shadow passes the Moon, giving it a rare red hue, on Tuesday.
We waited for the Moon to appear and the Earth shadow began to build.
I had no idea where it would rise and, as I waited, the earth shadow began to form.
09) worn with Bourjois red earth shadow shade called Brun Baobab (pounds 4.