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'Super blood wolf moon' eclipse amazes global skywatchers

The entire lunar eclipse was visible from North and South America, as well as parts of Western Europe and North Africa

The entire lunar eclipse was visible from North and South America, as well as parts of Western Europe and North Africa. The phenomenon was dubbed a 'super blood wolf moon' from the combination of a 'blood moon' because during the eclipse, only the sun rays refracted by the earth atmosphere were reflected from the moon’s surface, giving it a reddish color. Furthermore, it was also called a 'supermoon' given the apparently large size of the Moon due to its relative proximity to earth, and finally a 'wolf moon', the name often given to the full moon in January. See the unique images.