See the photos of the “super flower blood moon”
Millions of people across the Americas, Europe and Africa on Sunday were able to see the reddish glow of a rare and spectacular show in the sky – a lunar eclipse known as a “super flower blood moon.”
This rare event happens only when a series of conditions are at play. A total lunar eclipse is when Earth is directly in front of the moon and the sun. It can only occur in May. When totality occurs, the moon turns “blood red”. Last night, totality began just before 11: 30 p.m. ET and lasted more than an hour, until 12: 53 a.m., according to NASA.
While only parts of the world were able to see the dazzling astronomical event, it was a sight to remember. Here’s what it looked like:
The earth moved across the sun’s path eclipsing the moon during the “super flower blood moon” eclipse as seen from Toronto.
New York City
The total eclipsed “super flower blood moon” rises over lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center on May 15, 2022, in New York City.
San Salvador, El Salvador
View of the Salvador del Mundo monument next to the moon during a “super flower blood moon” eclipse in San Salvador, El Salvador.
San Diego, California
A full moon moves through the shadow of the earth during a “super flower blood moon” lunar eclipse in San Diego, California.
The “super flower blood moon” is seen during a total lunar eclipse in Santiago, on May 15, 2022.
The “super flower blood moon” is shown during a full lunar eclipse near Moscow, Idaho. The moon’s orange color is due to the Earth’s shadow.
This combination of photos shows the “super flower blood moon” in various stages of a total lunar eclipse during the first blood moon of the year in Temple City, California.
A “super flower blood moon” moon rises above the historical city center of Mardin, famous for its stone houses, in southeastern Turkey, early Monday.
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