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

Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15, 2014 by Slooh

Slooh community observatory

The moon enters Earth's shadow on April 15, 2014 during the start of a total lunar eclipse in this view from a telescope at the Prescott Observatory in Arizona by the online Slooh community observatory. [The Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15: Complete Coverage]

April 2014 Total Lunar Eclipse Begins: Griffith Observatory

Griffith Observatory via NASA MSFC

This view of the moon entering Earth's shadow during the total lunar eclipse of April 15, 2014 was captured in a live feed from Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, Calif., where the local time was 11:20 p.m. PT on April 14. [The Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15: Complete Coverage]

Phases of the April 15 Total Lunar Eclipse

NASA

The phases of the April 14-15 total lunar eclipse are shown with GMT timestamps in this NASA image from a video guide. The total lunar eclipse will affect two NASA spacecraft orbiting the moon since they rely on sunlight for power. [The Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15: Complete Coverage]

Total Lunar Eclipse Visibility Area: April 2014

NASA/JPL-Caltech

his NASA graphic shows where the total lunar eclipse of April 14-15, 2014 will be visible from. The lunar eclipse coincides with April's full moon and is the first of four total lunar eclipes (a tetrad) between April 2014 and September 2015. [The Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15: Complete Coverage]

Total Lunar Eclipse and Mars: April 15, 2014

StarDate Magazine

This sky map shows the total lunar eclipse of April 15, 2014 as it will appear during different phases of the eclipse (in Central Daylight Time). The planet Mars will also be visible with the moon. [The Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15: Complete Coverage]

Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15, 2014, Diagram

F. Espenak/NASA GSFC

Diagram showing the appearance of the lunar eclipse of April 15, 2014. [The Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15: Complete Coverage]

Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15, 2014

NASA

This NASA graphic depicts the position of the moon in Earth's shadow during the total lunar eclipse of April 15, 2014 at 3 a.m. ET. It is the first of four consecutive total lunar eclipses, a tetrad, between April 2015 and September 2015. [The Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15: Complete Coverage]

Total Eclipse of the Moon (Infographic)

Karl Tate, SPACE.com Contributor

What makes the moon turn dark and red? Find out in the full SPACE.com infographic. [The Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15: Complete Coverage]

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