The 'Blood Moon' Eclipse Was Quite A Show

The 'Blood Moon' Eclipse Was Quite A Show

3:45pm Oct 08, 2014
The "blood moon" eclipse above the Washington Monument just before dawn on the National Mall, in Washington, D.C.
The "blood moon" eclipse above the Washington Monument just before dawn on the National Mall, in Washington, D.C.
Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times /Landov
  • The "blood moon" eclipse above the Washington Monument just before dawn on the National Mall, in Washington, D.C.

    The "blood moon" eclipse above the Washington Monument just before dawn on the National Mall, in Washington, D.C.

    Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times /Landov

  • A photo taken using multiple exposures in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui province.

    A photo taken using multiple exposures in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui province.

    Guo Chen / Xinhua/Landov

  • The moon glows red as it rises during a total lunar eclipse as seen in Kathmandu, Nepal.

    The moon glows red as it rises during a total lunar eclipse as seen in Kathmandu, Nepal.

    Narendra Shrestha / EPA/Landov

Here are some photos taken of the eclipse in the U.S., China and Nepal:

The Earth's shadow begins to fall on the moon as it goes behind a weather vane shaped like a Spanish galleon on the Freedom Tower in Miami.

The Earth's shadow begins to fall on the moon as it goes behind a weather vane shaped like a Spanish galleon on the Freedom Tower in Miami.

Wilfredo Lee/AP
A photo taken using multiple exposures in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui province.

A photo taken using multiple exposures in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui province.

Guo Chen/Xinhua/Landov
The moon glows red as it rises during a total lunar eclipse as seen in Kathmandu, Nepal.

The moon glows red as it rises during a total lunar eclipse as seen in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Narendra Shrestha/EPA/Landov
The "blood moon" eclipse above the Washington Monument just before dawn on the National Mall, in Washington, D.C.

The "blood moon" eclipse above the Washington Monument just before dawn on the National Mall, in Washington, D.C.

Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times /Landov
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