This means that ISS astronauts experience 16 sunrises and sunsets every day as they pass in and out of the Earth's shadow
For people younger than 33, it was their first-ever chance to see a aACAysuper blood moon', named as such for the reddish hue the moon takes as Earth's shadow
passes over it.
It was to go on until the moon emerged from the Earth's shadow
The spectacular phenomenon occurred as the moon passed through Earth's shadow
, turning a beautiful bright red.
It went on until the moon emerged from the Earth's shadow
And it continued until the moon emerged completely from the Earth's shadow
This time, it coincided with a lunar eclipse as the Earth's shadow
blocked out most of the light that would normally bathe the moon.
45am in the early hours of Monday, the moon will be totally covered by the Earth's shadow
, casting a reddish-orange glow across the sky.
BRITAIN will get a blood red "supermoon" early tomorrow for the first time in 30 years, A total lunar eclipse - when the moon is covered by the Earth's shadow
- will coincide with a supermoon when the body is at its shortest distance from our planet.
The total lunar eclipse is the result of a full moon passing through the darkest part of the earth's shadow
- known as the umbra.
At 4:07am the moon will enter the Earth's shadow
and at 5:11am the beginning of the total lunar eclipse will start.
An hour later the moon passes through the Earth's shadow
- this will be a "blood supermoon".