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Lunar Eclipse

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse as seen in the midnight, during the fifth phase of nationwide lockdown, in Patna.

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Penumbral Lunar Eclipse as seen in the midnight, in New Delhi. A Penumbral Lunar Eclipse occurs when the Sun, Earth, and Moon are imperfectly aligned and Earth forms a faint shadow over the Moon.

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Penumbral Lunar Eclipse as seen in the midnight, during the fifth phase of nationwide lockdown, in Vijayawada. A Penumbral Lunar Eclipse occurs when the Sun, Earth, and Moon are imperfectly aligned and Earth forms a faint shadow over the Moon.

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Penumbral Lunar Eclipse as seen, during the fifth phase of nationwide lockdown, in Kolkata. A Penumbral Lunar Eclipse occurs when the Sun, Earth, and Moon are imperfectly aligned and Earth forms a faint shadow over the Moon.

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Penumbral Lunar Eclipse as seen in Kolkata. A Penumbral Lunar Eclipse occurs when the Moon passes through Earth’s penumbra

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The wolf moon rises above rises above Menwith Hill RAF station near Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England. Astronomy enthusiasts are in for a treat on Friday evening as the first full moon of 2020, also known as the "wolf moon", coincides with a lunar eclipse.

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In this combo of six images is view of the moon during a partial lunar eclipse, as seen from Bhopal.

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In this combo of five images is view of the moon during a partial lunar eclipse, as seen from Hubballi.

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A view of the moon during a partial lunar eclipse, as seen from New Delhi. The Delhi sky was mostly covered with monsoon clouds during the celestial phenomenon.

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People perform rituals on the night of lunar eclipse, in Haridwar.

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A view of the moon during partial Lunar Eclipse seen in Bhubaneswar.

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A rising full moon is seen over the Colosseum during a partial lunar eclipse, in Rome.

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A seagull flies past as the moon begins to set over the harbor during a partial lunar eclipse in Sydney, Australia.

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Men stand below street lights as the moon rises during a partial lunar eclipse in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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The full moon is seen during a partial lunar eclipse in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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The earth's umbra partially shadowed the moon during a partial lunar eclipse at 2106 GMT in Kolkata.

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The full moon is seen during a partial lunar eclipse above Belgrade, Serbia.

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The partially-eclipsed moon rises in Karachi, Pakistan.

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The earth's shadow covers the moon during a partial lunar eclipse over the Liberty Monument in Nicosia, Cyprus.

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A rising full moon is seen over the Colosseum during a partial lunar eclipse, in Rome.

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The earth's shadow covers the moon during a partial lunar eclipse in Louveciennes, west of Paris, France on the day of the 50th anniversary of the launch of the Apollo 11 mission to undertake humanity's first moon landing.

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The monument of a medieval Croatian ruler king Tomislav is seen during a lunar eclipse in the sky over Zagreb, Croatia. This lunar eclipse is visible in the countries of South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia and came the same day as the 50th anniversary of moon landings.

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Photographers stage at Kenneth Hahn Park in Los Angeles as they wait to capture the supermoon.

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This combination photo shows the totally eclipsed moon, center, and others at the different stages during a total lunar eclipse, as seen from Los Angeles.

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A lunar eclipse progresses behind a Russian national flag in St. Petersburg, Russia. The moon experiences an eclipse when the earth moves directly between the sun and the moon.

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A U.S. Flag in downtown Washington flies in front of the moon during a lunar eclipse. The entire eclipse will exceed three hours.

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People watch the supermoon rise behind the downtown Los Angeles skyline, from Kenneth Hahn Park in Los Angeles.

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The full moon is seen during a lunar eclipse in Marseille, southern France.

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The moon fully shadowed by the Earth is seen next to a steeple during a total lunar eclipse in Salgotarjan, 109 kms northeast of Budapest, Hungary.

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The moon begins to emerge from its totality as sunlight hits the moon as it moves out of the Earth's shadow, seen above Brighton, south east England. During totality, the moon will look red because of sunlight scattering off Earth's atmosphere. It was also the year's first supermoon, when a full moon appears a little bigger and brighter thanks to its slightly closer position.

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The supermoon sets over Larissa, the ancient and medieval acropolis of Argos, one of the oldest cities in the world. The Earth slid directly between the moon and the sun, creating a total lunar eclipse.

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A full moon rises behind a skyscraper of the City Life neighborhood in Milan, Italy.

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A woman stands watching the full moon, at the City Life neighborhood, in Milan, Italy.

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The moon is seen in its final stages of a lunar eclipse over a marble statue by John Gelert representing history and law on the top of the Bergen County Courthouse in Hackensack, New Jersey.

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A lunar eclipse progresses behind the "Memrial JK," a monument in honor of the founder of Brasilia, Brazil.

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A lunar eclipse progresses behind the "Monumento a la Carta Magna y Las Cuatro Regiones Argentinas" in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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A blood moon rises above Christ the Redeemer statue during a lunar eclipse in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It's also the year's first supermoon, when a full moon appears a little bigger and brighter thanks to its slightly closer position to Earth.

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A lunar eclipse progresses behind statues on the roof of the State Hermitage Museum in St.Petersburg, Russia. The moon experiences an eclipse when the earth moves directly between the sun and the moon.

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This combination photo shows the totally eclipsed moon, center, and others at the different stages during a total lunar eclipse, as seen from Los Angeles

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In this photo made with a 12-1/2 inch telescope and provided by Johnny Horne, the totally eclipsed moon glows with a reddish color against the background stars over Stedman, N.C.

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This combination photo shows the different stages of the blood moon and supermoon during a total lunar eclipse in Los Angeles.

A U.S. Flag in downtown Washington flies in front of the moon during a lunar eclipse.

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The moon is seen in its waxing gibbous stage as it rises behind the Empire State Building, left, with the Lackawanna rail and ferry station tower seen at right, from Jersey City, N.J.

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A super blue blood moon rises behind the 2,500-year-old Parthenon temple on the Acropolis of Athens. Our moon is always there, constant amid our feats and follies.

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The full moon is seen over the Mattielli statue at the Dresden Cathedral during a lunar eclipse in Dresden, Germany.

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A full blood moon is seen rising behind the Tiger and Turtle - Magic Mountain sculpture during a lunar eclipse in Duisburg, Germany.

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Temple priests perform aarti on Ganga Ghat in view of the lunar eclipse, in Varanasi.

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People watch the moon turn red during a lunar eclipse in Giv'atayim, Israel.

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Clouds obscure the view for people gathered to see the 'blood moon', the longest total eclipse of the moon this century, on Primrose Hill in London.

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Full moon rises over the ancient temple of Poseidon in cape Sounio, about 65 kilometers (40miles) south of Athens.

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People look at a lunar eclipse near Roskilde in Denmark.

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A full moon rises over a Christian Orthodox church during a complete lunar eclipse in Ergates village near capital Nicosia, Cyprus.

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The blades from a wind turbine are silhouetted against the moon in the sky in Novogrudok, Belarus, during a total lunar eclipse.

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An airplane passes in front of a nearly full moon above Tacoma, Washington.

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People gather atop a hill to watch a red moon during a complete lunar eclipse at the Tio Pio park in Madrid.

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A full moon partially enclosed by the Earth's shadow sets in the clouds over the city landmark, weathercock in the form of a ship fixed atop a spire of the Admiralty building at the end of a complete lunar eclipse in St.Petersburg, Russia.

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A blood moon rises at Arpoador beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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The moon is seen during a complete lunar eclipse over Gaza Strip.

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A blood moon rises over Johannesburg, South Africa.

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A full moon rises next to the Colosseum during a complete lunar eclipse, in Rome.

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A blood moon rises over Gaza City.

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A blood moon is seen from the Prambanan temple in Yogyakarta, Indonesia during a lunar eclipse.

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The moon is seen during a complete lunar eclipse over Marseille, southern France.

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People watch from atop a hill a red moon during a complete lunar eclipse at the Tio Pio park in Madrid.

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A moon rises over the Victoria Harbour during a complete lunar eclipse, in Hong Kong. Curiosity and awe have greeted a complete lunar eclipse, the longest one of this century and visible in much of the world.

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A blood moon rises next to the statue of Nike, the goddess of victory, during a complete lunar eclipse in Warsaw, Poland.

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The moon turns red during a total lunar eclipse, as seen from Lucerne, Switzerland.

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A blood moon rises over Gaza City. Skywatchers around much of the world are looking forward to a complete lunar eclipse that will be the longest this century. The so-called "blood moon" Friday, when it turns a deep red, will be visible at different times in Australia, Africa, Asia, Europe and South America when the sun, Earth and moon line up perfectly, casting Earth's shadow on the moon.

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Lunar Eclipse as seen in Chennai.

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Lunar eclipse seen in Kozhikode.

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Indonesian Muslims pray at Istiqlal mosque during lunar eclipse over Jakarta, Indonesia. The moon is putting on a rare cosmic show as for the first time in 35 years a blue moon has synced up with supermoon and a total lunar eclipse.

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The eclipsing blood moon is pictured in the early morning sky in Yellowknife, Ontario.

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A super blue blood moon is seen setting behind the Hollywood hills in Los Angeles.

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The super blue blood moon sets before dawn as lava cascades down the slopes of Mayon volcano during its sporadic mild eruption as seen from Sto. Domingo township, Albay province around 340 kilometers southeast of Manila, Philippines.

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The moon rises over Bolsover Castle northwest England.

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A super blue blood moon is seen setting in Barcelona, Spain.

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The moon rises behind the cross on the church in Sarajevo, Bosnia.

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A partially-eclipsed super blue blood moon sets behind San Francisco's Embarcadero Center in San Francisco.

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A super blue blood moon rises over Istanbul, behind the Camlica Mosque, the largest mosque in Asia Minor.

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The moon begins to set over Christopher Newport Hall in Newport News, Virginia.

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A super blue blood moon rises behind the 2,500-year-old Parthenon temple on the Acropolis of Athens, Greece.

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Devotees offer prayer during the lunar eclipse and Maghi Purnima or the full-moon day in Kamakhya temple in Guwahati.

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A woman looks through a telescope to see the ‘super blue blood moon' a rare lunar eclipse from the Science centre in Patna.

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Different phases of moon during lunar eclipse in Kozhikode.

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A moon is seen during a lunar eclipse referred to as the super blue blood moon in Bengaluru.

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A super moon appears above Chatrapati Shivaji maharaj terminus in Mumbai.

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People observe the lunar eclipse through a telescope at a school in Gurugram.

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Lunar Eclipse as seen at India Gate in New Delhi.

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Different phases of moon during lunar eclipse in Kolkata.

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The moon turns a reddish hue as it passes through the earth's shadow during a lunar eclipse as seen in New Delhi.

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A super blue blood moon rises behind the 2,500-year-old Parthenon temple on the Acropolis of Athens, Greece.

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Different phases of moon during lunar eclipse in Kozhikode.

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A combo picture shows the phases of partial Lunar eclipse as seen in Kolkata.

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The August full moon rises above the 5th Century BC Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounio, south of Athens. More than a hundred of Greece's ancient sites _ but not the Acropolis in Athens _ and museums were kept open until late Monday and concerts organized to allow visitors to enjoy the full moon, which is accompanied by a partial lunar eclipse.

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A view of partial lunar eclipse in Chennai.

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