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15 Spectacular Images Of Last Night's Blood Moon Eclipse

Last night, the moon, the sun, and Earth aligned to create a rare and spectacular lunar display that appeared to turn the moon a shade of red when seen from parts of the Americas, Asia, and Australia.

Posted on October 8, 2014, at 9:33 a.m. ET

1. Last night's eclipse appears behind John Gelert's "Enlightenment Giving Power" statue, which sits on top of the dome of the Bergen County Courthouse in Hackensack, New Jersey.

AP Photo/Julio Cortez

2. The moon turns orange above Toronto, Canada.

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5. The Earth's shadow starts to fall on the moon, as pictured from behind the weathervane on Miami's Freedom Tower.

AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee

6. The eclipse is seen from behind a ferris wheel in Tokyo, Japan.

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8. People watch the moon at Qizhong Tennis Court, Shanghai, China.

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9. The blood moon as seen from Gosford, north of Sydney, Australia.

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10. An airliner passes in front of the moon at Reagan National Airport, Washington, D.C.

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11. From Surakarta, Indonesia.

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12. From behind the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.

Capitol columns and #LunarEclipse this morning. #DC #BloodMoon

U.S. Capitol@uscapitolFollow

Capitol columns and #LunarEclipse this morning. #DC #BloodMoon

1:03 PM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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13. From Tokyo, Japan.

Thanks for sending us your #LunarEclipse pics. Toshi Nema took this in Tokyo. More here: http://t.co/XbSvjvrwZo Jo

BBC Weather@bbcweatherFollow

Thanks for sending us your #LunarEclipse pics. Toshi Nema took this in Tokyo. More here: http://t.co/XbSvjvrwZo Jo

1:22 PM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

14. Over the port of Virginia.

Great shot! #USACE MT @norfolkdistrict: Hey @PortofVirginia your PMT makes a nice backdrop for today's #bloodmoon.

The Port of Virginia@PortofVirginiaFollow

Great shot! #USACE MT @norfolkdistrict: Hey @PortofVirginia your PMT makes a nice backdrop for today's #bloodmoon.

12:27 PM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

15. From Nebraska, via the Virtual Telescope Project.

Wow. #BloodMoon lunar eclipse by John W. Johnson in Nebraska 4@VirtualTelescop http://t.co/X09gnhcEcW @SPACEdotcom

Tariq J. Malik@tariqjmalikFollow

Wow. #BloodMoon lunar eclipse by John W. Johnson in Nebraska 4@VirtualTelescop http://t.co/X09gnhcEcW @SPACEdotcom

11:42 AM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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