In Photos: The Rare Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse of 2018

A Super Blue Blood Moon!

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On Jan. 31, 2018, a total lunar eclipse occurred during the Blue Moon and supermoon, making it a rare Super Blue Blood Moon! See the rare Super Blue Blood Moon total lunar eclipse here! Read our wrap story here for videos and photos, and see what it was all about in our main guide here. This Image: The Blood Moon shines over a U.S. flag at Santa Monica Beach in Santa Monica, California.

Under a Red Moon

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The Super Blue Blood Moon takes on a reddish hue during the total lunar eclipse of Jan. 31, 2018 in this view from the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles.

California, USA


Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, California

Hong Kong

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The Blood Moon shines as a plane soars nearby in this photo from Hong Kong.

Lancelin, Australia

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People with bicycles take photos of the Super moon in Lancelin, Australia.

New York, USA


The moon sets behind the Statue of Liberty in New York.

Houston, Texas

Sergio Garcia Rill

Astrophotographer Sergio Garcia Rill captured this composite image of the Super Blue Blood Moon of Jan. 31 over Houston, Texas.

Oakland, Calif.

James Jordan

Astrophotographer James Jordan captured this view of the Super Blue Blood Moon at totality from Oakland, California.

California, USA


A plane flies passing the moon over Los Angeles, California.

Massachusetts, USA


the Boston Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Seoul, South Korea

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The Peace Gate at the Olympic Park in Seoul, South Korea.

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