Spectacular: Total lunar eclipse reveals 'blood moon'

Spectacular: Total lunar eclipse reveals 'blood moon'

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 Tuesday. People in most of north and south America were able to witness this year's first total lunar eclipse, which caused a "blood moon" and is the first of four in a rare Tetrad of eclipses over the next two years.

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Night owls and early risers in certain parts of the world got a chance to watch a rare type of lunar eclipse called 'blood moon' on Tuesday night as the Earth’s sunset-hued shadow fell across the moon, shifting its colour to bright orange in places where weather conditions were right

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