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30 Amazing Pictures of Rare ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ Eclipse

India | Associated Press | February 1, 2018, 3:40 pm
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 The moon turns a reddish hue as it passes through the earth's shadow, during a lunar eclipse as seen in Mumbai on January 31, 2018. (Image: AP)

The moon turns a reddish hue as it passes through the earth's shadow, during a lunar eclipse as seen in Mumbai on January 31, 2018. (Image: AP)

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 A partially-eclipsed super blue blood moon sets behind the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco. (Image: AP)

A partially-eclipsed super blue blood moon sets behind the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco. (Image: AP)

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 A full moon rises beside the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: AP)

A full moon rises beside the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: AP)

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 The Statue of Liberty and the Staten Island Ferry are backdropped by a supermoon. (Image: AP/PTI)

The Statue of Liberty and the Staten Island Ferry are backdropped by a supermoon. (Image: AP/PTI)

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 A full moon rises behind blocks of flats in north London, Britain. (Image: Reuters)

A full moon rises behind blocks of flats in north London, Britain. (Image: Reuters)

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 A lunar eclipse of a full 'Blue Moon' is seen above the ferris wheel on the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, California, U.S. (Image: Reuters)

A lunar eclipse of a full 'Blue Moon' is seen above the ferris wheel on the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, California, U.S. (Image: Reuters)

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 Barcelona's Sagrada Familia Basilica is backdropped by a super blue blood moon in Barcelona, Spain. (Image: AP)

Barcelona's Sagrada Familia Basilica is backdropped by a super blue blood moon in Barcelona, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 With the Bosporus Strait separating Europe and Asia in the foreground, and the Camlica Mosque, top right, the largest mosque in Asia Minor, as the supermoon rises over Istanbul. (Image: AP)

With the Bosporus Strait separating Europe and Asia in the foreground, and the Camlica Mosque, top right, the largest mosque in Asia Minor, as the supermoon rises over Istanbul. (Image: AP)

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 A super blue blood moon rises over Michmoret, Israel. (Image: AP)

A super blue blood moon rises over Michmoret, Israel. (Image: AP)

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 The moon passes into the earth's shadow during a lunar eclipse as seen in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)

The moon passes into the earth's shadow during a lunar eclipse as seen in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)

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 Birds take flight as a blue moon, supermoon and a total lunar eclipse sets behind the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando. (Image: AP)

Birds take flight as a blue moon, supermoon and a total lunar eclipse sets behind the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando. (Image: AP)

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 The moon turns a reddish hue as it passes through the earth's shadow during a lunar eclipse as seen in Guwahati. (Image: AP)

The moon turns a reddish hue as it passes through the earth's shadow during a lunar eclipse as seen in Guwahati. (Image: AP)

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 The moon rises above decoration on a roof, in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

The moon rises above decoration on a roof, in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 The moon passes through the earth's shadow during a lunar eclipse as seen in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

The moon passes through the earth's shadow during a lunar eclipse as seen in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 The moon turns a reddish hue as it passes through the earth's shadow during a lunar eclipse as seen in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

The moon turns a reddish hue as it passes through the earth's shadow during a lunar eclipse as seen in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 A lunar eclipse with a red tint is seen outside a church in Manila, Philippines. (Image: AP)

A lunar eclipse with a red tint is seen outside a church in Manila, Philippines. (Image: AP)

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 A person and a dog watch as the super blue blood moon rises over Michmoret, Israel on January 31, 2018. (Image: AP)

A person and a dog watch as the super blue blood moon rises over Michmoret, Israel on January 31, 2018. (Image: AP)

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 The blue supermoon eclipse sets this morning seen from Roanoke Mountain. (Image: AP)

The blue supermoon eclipse sets this morning seen from Roanoke Mountain. (Image: AP)

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 A moon is seen during a lunar eclipse referred to as the super blue blood moon in Bengaluru. (Image: PTI)

A moon is seen during a lunar eclipse referred to as the super blue blood moon in Bengaluru. (Image: PTI)

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 Lunar Eclipse as seen from Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

Lunar Eclipse as seen from Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

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 A super moon appears above Chatrapati Shivaji maharaj terminus in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

A super moon appears above Chatrapati Shivaji maharaj terminus in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 A super blue blood moon is seen setting behind the Hollywood hills in Los Angeles. (Image: AP/PTI)

A super blue blood moon is seen setting behind the Hollywood hills in Los Angeles. (Image: AP/PTI)

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 The super blue blood moon sets before dawn as lava cascades down the slopes of Mayon volcano during its sporadic mild eruption as seen from Albay province, Philippines (Image: AP)

The super blue blood moon sets before dawn as lava cascades down the slopes of Mayon volcano during its sporadic mild eruption as seen from Albay province, Philippines (Image: AP)

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 The 'Super Blue Blood Moon' sets behind the Staten Island Ferry, seen from Brooklyn, New York, U.S. (Image: Reuters)

The 'Super Blue Blood Moon' sets behind the Staten Island Ferry, seen from Brooklyn, New York, U.S. (Image: Reuters)

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 The moon rises behind the Uppatasanti Pagoda photographed from Naypyitaw, Myanmar. (Image: Reuters)

The moon rises behind the Uppatasanti Pagoda photographed from Naypyitaw, Myanmar. (Image: Reuters)

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 A rare occurrence called a 'Super Blue Blood Moon' sets behind Santa Monica Mountains is seen at Santa Monica Beach in Santa Monica, California. (Image: AP)

A rare occurrence called a 'Super Blue Blood Moon' sets behind Santa Monica Mountains is seen at Santa Monica Beach in Santa Monica, California. (Image: AP)

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 The eclipsing blood moon is shown in the early morning sky over North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Image: AP)

The eclipsing blood moon is shown in the early morning sky over North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Image: AP)

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 Lunar eclipse is seen over Tokyo Skytree in Tokyo. (Image: AP)

Lunar eclipse is seen over Tokyo Skytree in Tokyo. (Image: AP)

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 The moon passes into the earth's shadow during a lunar eclipse as seen in Jakarta, Indonesia. (Image: AP)

The moon passes into the earth's shadow during a lunar eclipse as seen in Jakarta, Indonesia. (Image: AP)

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 A flock of birds fly by the full moon as Earth's shadow begins to cross the upper left of the full moon. (Image: AP)

A flock of birds fly by the full moon as Earth's shadow begins to cross the upper left of the full moon. (Image: AP)