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Rare ‘immense blue blood moon’ arrives

Rare ‘immense blue blood moon’ arrives

This red glow is produced by the same effect that gives us red sunsets. Sunlight is skimming through the Earth’s atmosphere on its way to the Moon and it gets refracted or bent. The blue light is then filtered out, leaving the red light visible, like here in Anaheim, California.

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Skywatchers eye ‘natty blue blood Moon’

Skywatchers eye ‘natty blue blood Moon’

Image copyright SPL Image caption The Moon appears red in a lunar eclipse as sunlight is filtered through Earth’s atmosphere The night sky has a display in store on Wednesday 31 January, with a lunar event being called the “Super blue blood moon”. For Australia, Asia and some parts of the US and Eastern Europe,…

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