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Blood Moon Photos: Total Lunar Eclipse Pictures from April 15, 2014

Lunar Eclipse Over Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles

Vince Edwards

Astrophotographer Vince Edwards captured the lunar eclipse of April 14-15, 2014, over Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles. He writes in an e-mail message to Space.com: "I shot about 950 photos over the course of an hour to capture the moon as the earth's shadow became visible. The light 'streaks' on the windows are composited from a separate shot where I captured a 2" exposure beginning at 50mm and zooming out to 15mm." [The Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15: Complete Coverage]

Lunar Eclipse Image from the Virtual Telescope Project

Ron Delvaux via Virtual Telescope Project

The Virtual Telescope Project supplied this image of the lunar eclipse obtained by Ron Delvaux of Arizona, April 15, 2014. [The Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15: Complete Coverage]

Lunar Eclipse Seen at George Observatory, Texas

Sergio Garcia Rill/www.sgarciarill.com

Astrophotographer Sergio Garcia Rill sent in a composite image of the total lunar eclipse obtained at the George Observatory in Brazos Bend State Park, near Houston, Texas, on [The Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15: Complete Coverage]

Lunar Eclipse Over Golden, Colorado

Jeff Warner

Astrophotographer Jeff Warner sent in a composite photo of the total lunar eclipse of April 14-15, 2014, taken in Golden, Colorado. From his website: "I think [the photo] came out as well as possible for an unmanned camera with no exposure changes during the sequence. The set of 40 images span 6 hours (8:16 PM to 2:16 AM, when the moon left the field of view). You can see the planet Mars above the moon, with the star Spica immediately below the moon (the star Spica has recently 'starred' in a wide variety of astrophotographic endeavors, most notably Comet ISON’s path prior to its demise rounding the sun). The moon begins just above South Table Mountain’s 'Castle Rock,' with the last visible image of the moon over Mt. Zion and Lookout Mountain (Golden, Colorado)." [The Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15: Complete Coverage]

Lunar Eclipse of April 15, 2014, Over San Jose, California

NASA Ames Research Center/Brian Day

The United States had prime positioning for the full lunar eclipse on April 15, 2014, although clouds blocked the view in some areas. Bright star Spica accompanied the moon here. This image was taken in San Jose, California. [The Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15: Complete Coverage]

Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15, 2014, Over Nebraska

AJ Green

Astrophotographer AJ Green shot this lunar eclipse sequence from Lake Minatare, Nebraska. Green took 11 photos over 5 hours on April 15, 2014. [The Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15: Complete Coverage]

Montana Moon: Total Lunar Eclipse by John Ashley

John Ashley Fine Art Photography

Photographer John Ashley created this striking mosaic of the blood moon phases of the total lunar eclipse on April 15, 2014 from Kila in northwestern Montana. [The Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15: Complete Coverage]

'Blood Moon' Lunar Eclipse

NASA (via Flickr as NASA: 2Explore)

The "Blood Moon" lunar eclipse was photographed from Houston, Texas early Tuesday morning April 15, 2014. [The Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15: Complete Coverage]

Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15, 2014 Series: Tyler Leavitt

Tyler S. Leavitt

Photographer Tyler Leavitt of Las Vegas, Nevada, took this series of photos of the total lunar eclipse on April 15, 2014 as the moon appeared from his front driveway. [The Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15: Complete Coverage]

'Blood Moon' Lunar Eclipse

NASA (via Flickr as NASA: 2Explore)

The "Blood Moon" lunar eclipse was photographed from Houston, Texas early Tuesday morning April 15, 2014. [The Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15: Complete Coverage]

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