19 Otherworldly Photos From Last Night’s ‘Blood Moon’ #Mashable

 

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A combination of 10 pictures shows the moon in different stages of a total lunar eclipse seen from the Spanish Canary island of Tenerife on April 15, 2014.

IMAGE: DESIREE MARTIN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

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People watch as the ‘Blood Moon’ rises over the water in Williamstown on April 15, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

IMAGE: SCOTT BARBOUR/GETTY IMAGES

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The moon is seen during a total lunar eclipse from the Spanish Canary island of Tenerife on April 15, 2014.

IMAGE: DESIREE MARTIN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

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As the moon completely crosses the Earth’s shadow, the first of four total lunar eclipses, called the Blood Moon, occur in Whittier, Calif., on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

IMAGE: NICK UT/ASSOCIATED PRESS

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As the moon completely crosses the Earth’s shadow, the first of four total lunar eclipses, called the Blood Moon, occur in Whittier, Calif., on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

IMAGE: NICK UT/ASSOCIATED PRESS

But what did it look like from the surface of the moon? As you can see in this NASA video animation, the view is similar. As the sun drifts behind the Earth, it casts a blood-colored ring around the planet.

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