Amazing Photos of the Rare Supermoon Total Lunar Eclipse of 2015

Supermoon Lunar Eclipse from Voorheesville NY

Chris Mancuso

Chris Mancuso shot this view of the Sept. 27 'supermoon' lunar eclipse from Voorheesville, NY.

Supermoon Total Lunar Eclipse from the UK

Susanne Kaiser

Skywatcher Susanne Kaiser snapped this view of the 'supermoon' total lunar eclipse Sept. 27 from Hertford, UK. Taken with an EOS T3 Digital Rebell. Supermoon Lunar Eclipse: See our complete Blood Moon coverage.

Lunar Eclipse Over Empire State Building

NASA/Joel Kowsky

The moon is partially obscured by Earth's shadow as it shines over the Empire State Building in New York City in this NASA photo by Joel Kowsky during the total lunar eclipse of Sept. 27, 2015.Supermoon Lunar Eclipse: See our complete Blood Moon coverage.

Perigee Moon on Eighth Avenue

NASA/Joel Kowsky

The full perigee moon, or supermoon, of Sept. 27, 2015 shines bright next to the Empire State Building in New York City ahead of a total lunar eclipse. NASA photographer Joel Kowsky took this photo. Supermoon Lunar Eclipse: See our complete Blood Moon coverage.

A Full Moon vs. NYC Taxi

NASA/Joel Kowsky

The full perigee moon, or supermoon, of Sept. 27, 2015 shines bright next to the Empire State Building in New York City ahead of a total lunar eclipse. NASA photographer Joel Kowsky took this photo.Supermoon Lunar Eclipse: See our complete Blood Moon coverage.

A Full Moon Rises in Central Park

NASA/Joel Kowsky

The perigee full moon of Sept. 27, 2015, a so called "supermoon" rises in New York City's Central Park as a jogger runs by on Sept. 27, 2015 ahead of a total lunar eclipse. NASA photographer Joel Kowsky captured this view.Supermoon Lunar Eclipse: See our complete Blood Moon coverage.

Full Moon Rises

NASA/Joel Kowsky

The full moon rises in New York City ahead of a total lunar eclipse in this view from NASA photographer Joel Kowsky.Supermoon Lunar Eclipse: See our complete Blood Moon coverage.

September 27, 2015, Total Lunar Eclipse

NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio

The moon will pass through Earth's shadow in a dazzling total lunar eclipse on Sunday, Sept. 27, and early Monday, Sept. 28, creating a blood moon during lunar perigee. A so-called supermoon lunar eclipse. See sky maps showing when and from where the lunar eclipse will be visible from in our gallery here. Supermoon Lunar Eclipse: See our complete Blood Moon coverage.

Visibility of Sept. 27, 2015, Lunar Eclipse

Sky & Telescope

This map shows the areas of the world from which viewers can see the total lunar eclipse. The Americas will have a particularly good view, especially the eastern parts. Supermoon Lunar Eclipse: See our complete Blood Moon coverage.

Events for Total Lunar Eclipse on September 27–28, 2015

Sky & Telescope

Events for the total lunar eclipse on the night of September 27–28, 2015. This version is labeled for Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Because of the moon's slightly off-center path through Earth's umbra, the southern half of its disk should look slightly brighter during totality than the northern half. Supermoon Lunar Eclipse: See our complete Blood Moon coverage.

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