Wednesday, April 16, 2014

'Blood Moon' Eclipse Has Many Spellbound in North and South America

A rare occurrence...
The moon seen in the time around a total lunar eclipse in Montevideo, Uruguay. However, sky watchers in northern and and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA. AFP

‘Blood Moon’ Eclipse dazzles sky watchers across North and South America

Night owls and early risers in North America watched the rare celestial event on Tuesday as the Earth’s sunset-hued shadow fell across the moon, shifting its colour to bright orange. Images of a total lunar eclipse in the Americas.

 View more pictures of  the 'blood moon' here.

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