The first lunar eclipse of 2011 wasn’t visible in North America, but other parts of the world got quite a show.
Stavropol, RussiaA portion of the moon is seen crossing into Earth's shadow beside a sculpture of a Red Army soldier at a monument to the Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin. Occurring over about 100 minutes, Wednesday's lunar eclipse was the longest since 2000.DANIL SEMYONOV/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
A mass skiing competition in Russia, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the Northern Lights glow over Finland, former congressman John Dingell’s funeral in Washington and more images from around the world.
NASA tried one last time to contact its record-setting Mars rover Opportunity, but declared it dead on Feb. 13, 2019, 15 years after arriving at the Red Planet. The solar-powered rover has been silent for eight months, victim of one of the most intense dust storms in decades.