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Amazing Photos of the Rare Supermoon Total Lunar Eclipse of 2015

Moon Passing Through Earth's Umbra

NASA/JPL-Caltech

This graphic taken from a video shows how the moon will pass fully through the Earth's umbra during the lunar eclipse of Sept. 28, 2015. Supermoon Lunar Eclipse: See our complete Blood Moon coverage.

Full Eclipse Perigee

NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio

This still image from a video shows that the supermoon eclipse on September 27-28, 2015, will take place when the moon is at perigee, the closest point in its orbit to the Earth. The inner blue circle shows perigee distance, the outer blue circle shows apogee distance, and the off-center, light gray circle shows the orbit of the moon. Supermoon Lunar Eclipse: See our complete Blood Moon coverage.

How to Observe the Moon (Infographic)

Karl Tate, SPACE.com

With a pair of binoculars or a small telescope, many spectacular features can be spotted on the moon. See how to observe the moon in this SPACE.com infographic.

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 here.

The Phases of the Moon

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See how the moon's phases progress over the course of a month in this infographic.

Supermoon Eclipse By Miguel Claro

Miguel Claro/www.miguelclaro.com

This image of the total lunar eclipse was captured by Miguel Claro from the Canary Island of La Palma on Sept. 28, 2015. Supermoon Lunar Eclipse: See our complete Blood Moon coverage.

Supermoon Eclipse By Dustin Baugh

Dustin Baugh

This image of the total lunar eclipse rising above the LDS Temple in Salt Lake City Utah was captured by Dustin Baugh on Sept. 27, 2015. Supermoon Lunar Eclipse: See our complete Blood Moon coverage.

Supermoon Composite by Scott MacNeill

Scott MacNeill

This composite image of the total lunar eclipse was captured by Scott MacNeillfrom Frosty Drew Observatory in Charlestown, Rhode Island on Sept. 28, 2015. Supermoon Lunar Eclipse: See our complete Blood Moon coverage.

Lunar Eclipse at Supersition Mountains

Mircea Goia /www.mirceagoia.com

This image of the total lunar eclipse at Supersition Mountains in Phoenix, Arizona was captured by Mircea Goia on Sept. 27, 2015. Supermoon Lunar Eclipse: See our complete Blood Moon coverage.

Supermoon Lunar Eclipse from Maltese Islands

Andrea Muscat

This image of the Supermoon lunar eclipse was captured from the Maltese Islands by Andrea Muscat on Sept. 27, 2015. Supermoon Lunar Eclipse: See our complete Blood Moon coverage.

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