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Red Side of the Moon: 'Blood' Eclipse Sweeps Sky

The first total lunar eclipse in more than two years turned the moon into a cosmic red ball early Tuesday.
Image: Total Lunar Eclipse
epa04167778 A composite picture shows the blood moon total lunar eclipse in seven stages as seen from Miami, Florida, USA, 15 April 2014. During a total lunar eclipse, the moon's surface takes on a colorful appearance from bright orange to blood red to dark brown. EPA/RHONA WISERHONA WISE / EPA