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If that's a current photo, then we have to realize that it's winter in the northern hemisphere. That explains the brown. Notice that the Southeast, where there are more evergreens, is still fairly green.
Our big blue marble:
How brown the land is. What happened to all the green?
Wikipedia: December 2011 lunar eclipse
Not sure how much of the eclipse will be visible on the East coast
Super-sized Lunar Eclipse Saturday 12-10-2011
Get the details beloiw:
@Cane - Obital planes are almost always going to be tilted related to other orbital planes because it is unlikely for them to align exactly. Just like the axis of the earth's spin is tilted with respect to the earth's orbit around the Sun.
Wikipedia - article celestial coordinate systems
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