'Super Blue Blood Moon' eclipse puts on a show in Southern California

03 February, 2018, 03:21 | Author: Yolanda Murray
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The "Super Blue Blood Moon" sets behind the Staten Island Ferry, seen from Brooklyn, New York, U.S., January 31, 2018.

The South Western Times asked its readers to send in their pictures. That combination won't happen again until 2037.

The super moon rises over Istanbul on January 31, 2018.

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Skywatchers were hoping for a rare lunar eclipse that combines three unusual events - a blue moon, a super moon and a total eclipse, which was to make for a large crimson moonviewable in many corners of the globe.

According to NASA, the moon will be 223,068 miles from the Earth tonight, nearly 15,000 miles closer than average.

Moon-gazers gathered in planetariums in Delhi, Pune, Kolkata and elsewhere for a guided observation of the rare treat.

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The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) had told The Express Tribune that the "Super Blue Blood Moon" will be easily visible from Sindh, Balochistan and coastal areas. A total lunar eclipse - or blood moon for its reddish tinge - has the moon completely bathed in Earth's shadow. "Other people know about this and want to come see it, '" said Sam Rubaye, a 34-year-old property manager in Los Angeles who came up with friends. During this time, the moon, the sun and the Earth comes in one line - with the planet coming in the centre.

NASA trained its telescopes and instruments on its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter on the Moon to measure the effect of the temperature drop during the one-hour-16-minute eclipse. His team took special precautions to keep the spacecraft warm during the eclipse.

An nearly full moon is seen through the clouds over Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018.

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For the trivia crowd, the moon was 360,200 kilometres away at the peak of the eclipse, close enough for supermoon status, according to NASA.

Millions of people witnessed a once in a blue moon occurrence early this morning. Super moon as seen in the skies of Maharashtra, near Nagpur.

A fighter from Free Syrian Army is seen watching a full moon rises in Daraa, Syria.

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