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Stunning Photo's Of The Blood Moon October 2014

Updated on October 9, 2014
Blood Moon October 08 2014 above Hefei, Anhui Province. Photo: © Rex features
Blood Moon October 08 2014 above Hefei, Anhui Province. Photo: © Rex features | Source

History In The Making!

Wednesday October 8, 2014 marked the second Lunar Eclispe of the year. The title "Blood Moon" comes from the redish, coppery color the moon takes on after it passes into the earths shadow.

Lunar eclipses are relatively common, typically occurring once or twice a year. But Wednesday's lunar eclipse is special: it is part of what astronomers call a lunar eclipse tetrad - a series of four consecutive total eclipses occurring about six months apart. The first in the series happened on April 15 this year, and the final two are forecast for April 4, 2015, and September 28, 2015.

Information source: http://www.smh.com.au/

Blood Moon lunar eclipse October 8, 2014
Blood Moon lunar eclipse October 8, 2014 | Source

Above you see a composite photo of the October 8, 2014 Lunar eclipse seen in Manila, Philippine

Blood moon lunar eclipse October 8 2014
Blood moon lunar eclipse October 8 2014 | Source

Gorgeous photo of the lunar eclipse October, 8 2014 taken near the statue entitled "Enlightenment Giving Power" sitting on the top of the Hackensack, New Jersey Courthouse.

Blood moon lunar eclipse October 8, 2014
Blood moon lunar eclipse October 8, 2014 | Source

This photo was take in the late hours of Tuesday October, 7 2014 over Milwaukee.

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Lunar eclipse know as the blood moon seen above  the CN tower in Toronto, Cananda.
Lunar eclipse know as the blood moon seen above the CN tower in Toronto, Cananda. | Source
Lunar eclipse seen near hospital's water tower in Jackson Miss.
Lunar eclipse seen near hospital's water tower in Jackson Miss. | Source
Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse October 8 2014
Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse October 8 2014 | Source

A glowing red moon during the October 8 2014 lunar eclipse seen above Kathmandu, Nepal.

Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse October 8 2014
Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse October 8 2014 | Source

Blood Moon seen above Quindao, Shandong province of China on October 8 2014.


Full Moon during lunar eclipse October 8 2014
Full Moon during lunar eclipse October 8 2014 | Source

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      Tara Woodruff 3 years ago from USA

      Wow!!!

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      Jodi Patfield 3 years ago from Canada

      Your very welcome Mellisa! I didn't get to see it either.

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      Ken 3 years ago

      How'd I miss this live?

      Unreal. :)

      Great article.

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      Sue Collier 3 years ago

      Wow, some amazing pictures Jodi! I saw the eclipse, it was stunning! Thanks for sharing.

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      Mellisa Jenkins 3 years ago

      Thanks for sharing this, especially for people like me who didn't get a chance to see the lunar eclipse. :-)