Lunar Eclipse: Dark sky images of a super blood moon

Blood moon

This blood moon was photographed on April 15, 2014. The lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth, moon and sun are in perfect alignment, blanketing the moon in the Earth's shadow. This image was taken in San Jose, Calif.

Image: NASA Ames Research Center/Brian Day

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