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Rare Supermoon eclipse: Amazing pictures of the 'blood moon' from around the world!


Rare Supermoon eclipse: Amazing pictures of the 'blood moon' from around the world!

Skygazers were treated to a rare astronomical phenomenon, a 'super blood moon', on Sunday night, September 27.  

According to NASA, the rare celestial event - a supermoon in combination with a lunar eclipse - is the first of its kind in more than 30 years. The last supermoon/lunar eclipse combination occurred in 1982 and the next won’t happen until 2033. So in case you missed this rare natural phenomenon, here are some amazing pictures from around the world:

 

NASA photographer Aubrey Gemignani captured this stunning view of the perigee moon lunar eclipse over the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 27, 2015. 

 

NASA photographer Bill Ingalls captured this shot of the 'supermoon' lunar eclipse Sept. 27 over the Colorado State Capitol Building in Denver.

NASA photographer Aubrey Gemignani captured this amazing view of the perigee moon total lunar eclipse over Washington, D.C. on Sept. 27, 2015.

A supermoon passes behind a clock on the Palace of Culture during a lunar eclipse in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, Sept. 28, 2015.

The so-called supermoon is seen through branches of a tree during a lunar eclipse in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015.  

Supermoon as seen from the Eiffel Tower.

Here's also a beautiful clip of the rare supermoon eclipse for you to see, posted by Kelley Williamson.

 

Video credit: Kelley Williamson/YouTube

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