Moon over Colorado turns red during eclipse

Skywatchers across the US and much of Europe and Africa were able to marvel on the night of May 15-16, when a total lunar eclipse turned the moon a reddish hue. Sunday night’s spectacle has been called a “super flower blood moon,” as the full moon in May is called the flower moon, while a total eclipse is sometimes known as a blood moon because of its color. To complete the celestial triple whammy and explain the bit of a name, the eclipse occurred when the moon was closest to Earth, making it a “supermoon”. Boulder, Colorado. Credit: Donny Dust via Storyful

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