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The moon is 37 per cent obscured by the Earth's shadow during the... News PhotoAustralia,Biology,Covering,Eclipse,Horizontal,Moon,New South Wales,Part Of,Percentage Sign,Planet Earth,Science and Technology,Shadow,SydneyPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPThe moon is 37 per cent obscured by the Earth's shadow during the partial lunar eclipse above Sydney on June 4, 2012. A partial eclipse occurs when Earth slides between the Moon and the Sun, casting a shadow over its satellite. AFP PHOTO / Torsten BLACKWOOD (Photo credit should read TORSTEN BLACKWOOD/AFP/GettyImages)