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Blood Moon

Credit: Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona
Skywatchers across North America and parts of South America were treated to a stunning lunar eclipse early this morning. The celestial show,…Read More »

also known as a blood moon, was the first total lunar eclipse of 2014, and marked the beginning of an eclipse tetrad — four back-to-back total lunar eclipses — that will occur over the next 18 months.

This photo shows the blood red moon at 3:30 a.m. EDT on April 15, 2014. Telescopes at the University of Arizona's Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter captured this incredible view from the Steward Observatory atop Mt. Lemmon, Ariz. [Related: Top 10 Amazing Moon Facts]   Less «
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