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With all of the footage we have of total lunar eclipses, has NASA, ESA, or any other space program ever taken a photo or video of it from the Moon itself?

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  • $\begingroup$ Somewhat related: The crew of Apollo 12 witnessed a solar eclipse (Earth eclipsing the Sun) on their way back from the moon. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_12#Return $\endgroup$ – Keith Thompson Jul 14 '16 at 0:58
  • $\begingroup$ With the camera pointed in which direction, towards the sun or earth? If the latter, Joe Blow's answer is great. If the former, there would be nothing to see but the sun. $\endgroup$ – BillDOe Jul 14 '16 at 22:20
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What can you say but "Wow..."

http://www.space.com/32245-total-solar-eclipse-video-dscovr.html

"The moon's dark shadow travels across Earth's face in spectacular new views of Tuesday's (March 8) [2016] total solar eclipse captured by a satellite in deep space."

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I'm sorry my answer is off by about 700,000 miles compared to what you asked :)

I'm fairly sure there did not happen to be, a time when NASA had cameras on the moon, when, there was a lunar eclipse.

Note that cameras today (such as this one on DSCOVR) are unbelievably better than cameras from Apollo era, so this would blow away any merely 700,000 miles closer imagery captured during the Apollo era.

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