Earth’s Shadow and Belt of Venus

Facing the eastern horizon as the sun sets in the west, you could see the dark purple shadow of the earth topped by the pink anti-twilight arch (Belt of Venus).

Camera: Canon EOS 450D
Location: Empire State Building Observatory, New York

~ by Stella's Gaze on April 26, 2009.

One Response to “Earth’s Shadow and Belt of Venus”

  1. […] thought I saw for the first time the atmospheric phenomenon Belt of Venus at the Empire State Building Observatory in 2009. After three years, I didn’t expect to witness the real Belt of Venus twice from my window […]

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