• Bloody Moon
On Monday night the inhabitants of many countries witnessed a unique astronomical phenomenon: in the sky above the ground, you can see the "bloody moon." The next time the "bloody" The moon rises over the Earth only in 2033.
Today's total lunar eclipse began at 5:00 am Moscow time. Earth's shadow completely overshadowed the visible surface of the moon, giving our satellite reddish-brown hue.
Prague, Czech Republic. (Photo by David W Cerny):
In Europe, it is rare to see before dawn. In Russia, the fascinating spectacle could more clearly see the inhabitants of the Southern Urals. (Photo by Toby Melville):
England, North Tyneside, Whitley Bay.
The moon and a flock of birds, Belarus.
Cologne, Germany. (Photo Rolf Vennenbernd):
"Blood Moon" were able to observe the inhabitants of North and South America, Western Europe and West Africa.
That's just bloody moon is visible on the sculpture sailboat in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Daniel Reinhardt):
The astronomers emphasize the uniqueness of this event. According to them, the moon during an eclipse was in perigee - the minimum distance from the Earth in 2015. Thus, the super-moon entered the Earth's shadow.
Normal full moon and "blood moon". (Photo by Fredrik Von Erichsen):
In the year usually occurs one to two lunar eclipses, but this year the Earth is waiting just four such events. Washington. (Photo by J. David Ake):
The last time the "bloody" the moon could be seen in 1982, and the next time it is expected only in 2033.
Paris, France, a blood moon, and the Eiffel Tower. (Photo by Thibault Camus):
phase of the eclipse in Buenos Aires. (Photo JUAN MABROMATA):
On the beach in the state of Illinois. (Photo by Jim Young):
The Orthodox Church in the town of Turets, Belarus. (Photo by Sergei Grits):
Brighton, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield):
Washington, DC. (Photo by Aubrey Gemignani):
Bloody moon and Bolsover Castle, Derbyshire, England. (Photo by Ross Parry):
Full Moon in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Bloody moon in Glastonbury, England. (Photo by Matt Cardy):
Port Dover, England. (Photo by Eddie Keogh):
Lausanne, Switzerland. (Photo by Fabrice Coffrini):
Brussels, Belgium, September 26, 2015.
Paris. (Photo by Charles Platiau):
The lake of Wadi El Ryan, Cairo, Egypt. (Photo by Amr Abdallah):
Bloody moon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Fabio Teixeira):
Kansas, USA. (Photo by Travis Heying):
Bloody Moon in Joshua Tree, United States National Park. (Photo by John Digles):