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A hoop, to draw the Earth's shadow
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The answer is in the title and the composite.
I added the circle corresponding the size of the Earth's shadow (the hoop) near the Moon orbite and the penumbra. Thus, it's more easy to apprehend the diameter of the Moon, Umbra and Penumbra. Notice that that Full Moon is the biggest of the year 2006.
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Instrument   200 mm focal length
Exposure & film   1/6 s with digital camera Canon 350D + Sigma 70-300 1:4-5.6
Date & place   September 7, 2006, Treguennec (Finistère)

 The others pictures of "September 7, 2006 partial lunar eclipse"
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 This picture has been published in
 SkyTonight.com (S&T Website)
Publication in the September 7, 2006 eclipsed Moon gallery. One of them was in the homepage.
To see the picture, click here 
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