Blood Moon 2018: The tale of the most magical celestial event of the century

Once upon a time, a full moon shone in all its glory. Behind the Temple of Poseidon before a lunar eclipse in Cape Sounion, it looked magical. Location: Greece, Image: Reuters
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Once upon a time, a full moon shone in all its glory. Behind the Temple of Poseidon before a lunar eclipse in Cape Sounion, it looked magical. Location: Greece, Image: Reuters

Its beauty was overwhelming and its vastness, intimidating. It looked like a jewel, or like a huge orange hanging in the sky. Location: Greece, Image: Reuters
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Its beauty was overwhelming and its vastness, intimidating. It looked like a jewel, or like a huge orange hanging in the sky. Location: Greece, Image: Reuters

It was visible everywhere. Nobody could escape the 'blood moon,'  not even the minarets at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. Location: United Arab Emirates, Image: Reuters
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It was visible everywhere. Nobody could escape the 'blood moon,'  not even the minarets at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. Location: United Arab Emirates, Image: Reuters

The shadow of its red colour, fell on the Martyrs statue in Beirut, to add to their beauty. Oh! We wish this could happen every day. Location: Lebanon, Image: Reuters
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The shadow of its red colour, fell on the Martyrs statue in Beirut, to add to their beauty. Oh! We wish this could happen every day. Location: Lebanon, Image: Reuters

People gathered with their loved ones to catch a glimpse of the blood moon all over the world, like here at the Amman Citadel. Location: Jordan, Image: Reuters
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People gathered with their loved ones to catch a glimpse of the blood moon all over the world, like here at the Amman Citadel. Location: Jordan, Image: Reuters

No such thing as scary nights, and no such thing as fear of the darkness when the moon looks so beautiful. Don't you think so? Location: Bosnia, Image: Reuters
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No such thing as scary nights, and no such thing as fear of the darkness when the moon looks so beautiful. Don't you think so? Location: Bosnia, Image: Reuters

What a photo opportunity for photographers. Looks so very rewarding. Like this image which was shot as the blood moon rose behind the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. Location: United Arab Emirates, Image: Reuters
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What a photo opportunity for photographers. Looks so very rewarding. Like this image which was shot as the blood moon rose behind the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. Location: United Arab Emirates, Image: Reuters

You didn't need any special gear to see the blood moon. The naked eye was enough for all them astronomy enthusiasts who waited to see the lunar eclipse of a blood moon at Marina South Pier. Location: Singapore, Image: Reuters
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You didn't need any special gear to see the blood moon. The naked eye was enough for all them astronomy enthusiasts who waited to see the lunar eclipse of a blood moon at Marina South Pier. Location: Singapore, Image: Reuters

Even the Athena goddess fell in love. Have you ever seen her this beautiful before? Location: Greece, Image: Reuters
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Even the Athena goddess fell in love. Have you ever seen her this beautiful before? Location: Greece, Image: Reuters

Amman looked lucky with a clear sky and massive view of the blood moon. It was a sight that brought solace to sore eyes. Location: Jordan, Image: Reuters
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Amman looked lucky with a clear sky and massive view of the blood moon. It was a sight that brought solace to sore eyes. Location: Jordan, Image: Reuters

And then a bride, on her most special day, posed for a photo. What a wedding! Location: Brazil, Image: Reuters
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And then a bride, on her most special day, posed for a photo. What a wedding! Location: Brazil, Image: Reuters

As the couple promised to keep the vows and kissed each other, the blood moon set happily ever after! Location: Brazil, Image: Reuters
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As the couple promised to keep the vows and kissed each other, the blood moon set happily ever after! Location: Brazil, Image: Reuters




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