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Photos: Best of Wednesday’s super blue blood moon

The lunar eclipse on Wednesday, Jan. 31, was also a super moon and a blue moon, making it a special lunar event.
Courtesy of Brad Scott

A total lunar eclipse occurred early Wednesday morning, Jan. 31, and photographers around Lake Tahoe captured the special event.

Wednesday’s eclipse was also a “blood moon,” a term used when the moon passes through the Earth’s shadow. The reddish color of the moon could be seen in several photos from local photographers.

Thirdly, this moon was a blue moon, because it was the second full moon of the month, according to NASA.



The last time a trifecta lunar eclipse occurred was on March 31, 1866.



Did you see the super blue blood moon? Share your photos with us on Instagram using #TahoeSnaps.

 


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