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

Perspective

Maxim Senin

Statues at the Griffith Observatory offer a unique frame of reference for the eclipse.

L.A. Eclipse

Maxim Senin

Star still sprinkle the sky during the darkening of the moon during the total lunar eclipse.

Night Lights

Maxim Senin

Astrophotographer Maxim Senin captured this uncommon composite image of the stages of the Total Lunar Eclipse on Jan. 31, 2018.

At Its Peak

Dean Hooper

Totality is reached on the lunar surface during the recent event.

Totality Nears

Dean Hooper

During the Jan. 31, 2018 total lunar eclipse, astrophotographer Dean Hooper used the remotely controlled Virtual Telescope Project at the Bellatrix Astronomical Observatory to capture this image of the cosmic event.

Shrouded Moon

Dean Hooper

Before the moment of totality in the Jan. 31, 2018 event, astrophotographer Dean Hooper captured this image of the lunar disc.

Light Returns

Dean Hooper

Following totality, light again shines from the moon after the total lunar eclipse.

What a View

Andrew Wall

Using the Virtual Telescope Project astrophotographer Andrew Wall captured this image of the total lunar eclipse.

Totality Strikes

Chris Stockdale

Astrophotographer Chris Stockdale captured this image of totality during the Total Lunar Eclipse.

It Begins

Chris Stockdale

In this eerie image, the eclipse nears totality.

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