Total Lunar Eclipse 2022: The world watched the blood moon

  • Total Lunar Eclipse 2022: The moon is referred to as the blood moon due to the reddish colour. It is because of the red wavelengths of the sun filtering through the earth’s atmosphere.
Updated On May 17, 2022 12:37 PM IST
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Total Lunar Eclipse 2022: On May 16, the world witnessed the stunning view of the blood moon, owing to the total lunar eclipse. The total lunar eclipse, also known as the blood moon, happens when the Earth comes between the Sun and the moon. This leads to the moon falling in the umbra – the darkest part of the shadow of the earth.(AFP)
Updated on May 17, 2022 12:37 PM IST

Total Lunar Eclipse 2022: On May 16, the world witnessed the stunning view of the blood moon, owing to the total lunar eclipse. The total lunar eclipse, also known as the blood moon, happens when the Earth comes between the Sun and the moon. This leads to the moon falling in the umbra – the darkest part of the shadow of the earth.(AFP)

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The view of the blood moon stunned people all around the earth. Here’s a picture of a woman trying to capture the view on her phone in Bolivia.(AP Photo)
Updated on May 17, 2022 12:37 PM IST

The view of the blood moon stunned people all around the earth. Here’s a picture of a woman trying to capture the view on her phone in Bolivia.(AP Photo)

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The moon was captured in between an art installation in Jean, Nev.(AP Photo)
Updated on May 17, 2022 12:37 PM IST

The moon was captured in between an art installation in Jean, Nev.(AP Photo)

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The moon is referred to as the blood moon due to the reddish colour. It is because of the red wavelengths of the sun filtering through the earth’s atmosphere.(AFP)
Updated on May 17, 2022 12:37 PM IST

The moon is referred to as the blood moon due to the reddish colour. It is because of the red wavelengths of the sun filtering through the earth’s atmosphere.(AFP)

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In Argentina, people gathered around the planetarium to watch the blood moon together.(AP Photo)
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In Argentina, people gathered around the planetarium to watch the blood moon together.(AP Photo)

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On the top of the Union Station in St. Louis, the blood moon appeared.(AP Photo)
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On the top of the Union Station in St. Louis, the blood moon appeared.(AP Photo)

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In Santiago, the moon entered the lunar eclipse.(AFP)
Updated on May 17, 2022 12:37 PM IST

In Santiago, the moon entered the lunar eclipse.(AFP)

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