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Blood Moon 2018: Century’s Longest Total Lunar Eclipse Seen Around The World On July 27!

Longest 'Blood Moon' Eclipse Of The Century

July 28th, 2018   |   Updated on August 14th, 2018

People all over the world were looking to the skies on July 27,  for the longest lunar eclipse of the century, which was also a blood moon.

What is the Blood Moon of July 27?

Unlike with solar eclipses, you need no special equipment to observe lunar eclipses. These latter events, which occur when the moon passes into Earth’s shadow, are safe to view directly with the naked eye, telescopes or binoculars.

The moon turns deep red or reddish brown during eclipses, instead of going completely dark. That’s because some of the sunlight going through Earth’s atmosphere is bent around the edge of our planet and falls onto the moon’s surface. Earth’s air also scatters more shorter-wavelength light (in colors such as green or blue); what’s left is the longer-wavelength, redder end of the spectrum.

People in many countries have caught a glimpse of a “blood moon” for the longest lunar eclipse of the 21st Century.

The blood moon is framed by the statues of Hera and Apollo in Athens, 27 July 2018

The blood moon: a rare lunar eclipse 27.07,2018

Couldn’t get a decent shot but the blood moon rising over Boston was incredible.

The “Blood Moon” lunar eclipse as seen in the Holy Land. #TotalEclipse #EclipseLunar

It’s a lunar eclipse & a full blood moon tonight I hope everyone uses this healing power to release any toxic energy in their lives. It’s time to restart a new path to positive energy. Expect the universe to deliver. Happy blood moon everyone.

“Blood Boon” eclipse Friday night in what experts said was the longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century

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BloodMoon eclipse seen in South Tangerang, Indonesia, which lasts 103 minutes, the longest in 21st century

21st Century’s longest eclipse: Total eclipse lasted one hour, 42 minutes and 57 seconds with blood moon appeared, stunning millions of people around the world.

Blood Moon dazzles star gazers in longest lunar eclipse of 21st century

The Blood Moon rises once again… be careful, Link

The blood moon over my back yard tonight. So beautiful

Longest Lunar Eclipse of the century.

Türkiye’de #KanlıAy tutulması.

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In camera double exposure of this mornings Blood moon lunar eclipse!

In camera double exposure of this mornings Blood moon lunar eclipse! Thanks to @opticnomad for the meetup and @travellingpippy for the tips on multiple exposure.. yes I know the moon didn’t actually look this huge over the @sydneyoperahouse but its my take on it rather than just a tiny shot of the moon???? .. .. Shot with @canonaustralia 5DIII w/70-200f2.8L IS II and 2xExtender | Held with @siruiaustralia W-1204 CF tripod and @sunwayfoto.official Ball head+L Bracket .. .. ????Sydney | Australia ???????? .. .. #ilovesydney #sydney #bloodmoon #lunareclipse #australia #australiagram #focusaustralia #australia_shotz #wow_australia2018 #sky_sultans #theimaged #passionpassport #ig_australia #gramslayers #depthsofearth #visualambassadors #earth_shotz #earthofficial #longexposureoftheday #exploringaustralia #longexpoelite #canoncollectiveofficial #folkgood #longexposure_world #special_shots #jaw_dropping_shots #ig_color #ozshotmag #canonaustralia #earthpix

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Always shining so bright for us.

Oppa, you must be so happy right now. Please don’t worry about us. All thanks to you, we have each other. You must be so proud, so proud of us #shawols and SO PROUD the boys. . Lots of us has found each other, made life long friends with each other. . We miss you, every day, every night. You must feel our love because we all talk to you when we see the moon. . Thank you for always shining so bright for us. . We love you. . . .???? lapideo . #moon #bloodmoon #종현 #shinee #jonghyun #kimjonghyun #jonghyunshinee #inspired #Youdidwell #alwayswithyou #rosesforjonghyun #illtakeyoutothemoon #beforeourspring #memories #MissingYou #Jjong #blingbling #blingblingisjonghyun #jonghyunforever #missingjonghyun #shawolsforever #shawol #lockyoudown

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Pink pink piiink… Pink moon

The #BloodMoon is a scientific phenomenon that sees the #Moon, #Earth and #Sun perfectly aligned. The Moon was tinted during the #eclipse – while the Moon was in the #Earth’s umbra, the darkest part of our planet’s shadow, it looked #red to our #eyes. It was the longest of the 21st century, lasting for 1 hour and 43 minutes.

Blood Moon in Paris

Tonight’s blood moon rising like a fireball among Seattle skies..

Longest Lunar Eclipse of the century.


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Blutmond mit Mars

Bloodmoon in Münster