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Lunar eclipse of the century

A full moon rises behind the Temple of Poseidon before a lunar eclipse in Cape Sounion, near Athens, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A full moon rises behind the Temple of Poseidon before a lunar eclipse in Cape Sounion, near Athens, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A full moon rises behind the Temple of Poseidon before a lunar eclipse in Cape Sounion, near Athens, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A "blood moon" rises during a lunar eclipse over Cairo, Egypt. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A "blood moon" rises during a lunar eclipse over Cairo, Egypt. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A "blood moon" rises during a lunar eclipse over Cairo, Egypt. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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A bride poses for photo during a total lunar eclipse in Brasilia, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

A bride poses for photo during a total lunar eclipse in Brasilia, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

A bride poses for photo during a total lunar eclipse in Brasilia, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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A blood moon lunar eclipse is seen near Roskilde, Denmark. Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix via REUTERS

A blood moon lunar eclipse is seen near Roskilde, Denmark. Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix via REUTERS

A blood moon lunar eclipse is seen near Roskilde, Denmark. Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix via REUTERS
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A lunar eclipse of a full "Blood Moon" rises behind the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. REUTERS/Christopher Pike

A lunar eclipse of a full "Blood Moon" rises behind the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. REUTERS/Christopher Pike

A lunar eclipse of a full "Blood Moon" rises behind the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. REUTERS/Christopher Pike
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The moon is seen during a lunar eclipse over Martyrs statue in Beirut, Lebanon. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi

The moon is seen during a lunar eclipse over Martyrs statue in Beirut, Lebanon. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi

The moon is seen during a lunar eclipse over Martyrs statue in Beirut, Lebanon. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi
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People wait for the lunar eclipse at Amman Citadel in Jordan. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

People wait for the lunar eclipse at Amman Citadel in Jordan. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

People wait for the lunar eclipse at Amman Citadel in Jordan. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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A full moon during an eclipse rises behind a power line in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

A full moon during an eclipse rises behind a power line in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

A full moon during an eclipse rises behind a power line in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic
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A full moon rises during an eclipse in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

A full moon rises during an eclipse in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

A full moon rises during an eclipse in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic
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The sky is seen during a full lunar eclipse in the southern Bavarian village of Raisting, near Munich, Germany. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

The sky is seen during a full lunar eclipse in the southern Bavarian village of Raisting, near Munich, Germany. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

The sky is seen during a full lunar eclipse in the southern Bavarian village of Raisting, near Munich, Germany. REUTERS/Michael Dalder
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The moon is seen during a full lunar eclipse over the Winged Lion of Venice at the St. Mark square, Venice, Italy. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

The moon is seen during a full lunar eclipse over the Winged Lion of Venice at the St. Mark square, Venice, Italy. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

The moon is seen during a full lunar eclipse over the Winged Lion of Venice at the St. Mark square, Venice, Italy. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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A "blood moon" rises during a lunar eclipse over Cairo, Egypt. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A "blood moon" rises during a lunar eclipse over Cairo, Egypt. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A "blood moon" rises during a lunar eclipse over Cairo, Egypt. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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The moon is seen during a full lunar eclipse over the St. Mark basilica in Venice, Italy. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

The moon is seen during a full lunar eclipse over the St. Mark basilica in Venice, Italy. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

The moon is seen during a full lunar eclipse over the St. Mark basilica in Venice, Italy. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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A general view during a lunar eclipse over Cairo, Egypt. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A general view during a lunar eclipse over Cairo, Egypt. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A general view during a lunar eclipse over Cairo, Egypt. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Astronomy enthusiasts wait to see the lunar eclipse of a blood moon at Marina South Pier in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Astronomy enthusiasts wait to see the lunar eclipse of a blood moon at Marina South Pier in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Astronomy enthusiasts wait to see the lunar eclipse of a blood moon at Marina South Pier in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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The moon is seen during a full lunar eclipse in Venice, Italy. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

The moon is seen during a full lunar eclipse in Venice, Italy. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

The moon is seen during a full lunar eclipse in Venice, Italy. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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A "blood moon" is seen during a lunar eclipse over Jerusalem. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A "blood moon" is seen during a lunar eclipse over Jerusalem. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A "blood moon" is seen during a lunar eclipse over Jerusalem. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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A lunar eclipse is seen above the cityscape and the television tower in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

A lunar eclipse is seen above the cityscape and the television tower in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

A lunar eclipse is seen above the cityscape and the television tower in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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A full moon rises during an eclipse behind the statue of ancient Athena goddess in Athens, Greece. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A full moon rises during an eclipse behind the statue of ancient Athena goddess in Athens, Greece. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A full moon rises during an eclipse behind the statue of ancient Athena goddess in Athens, Greece. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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A "blood moon" rises during a lunar eclipse over Cairo, Egypt. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A "blood moon" rises during a lunar eclipse over Cairo, Egypt. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A "blood moon" rises during a lunar eclipse over Cairo, Egypt. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Sarah Al Muhairi, an aspiring Emirati astronomer, uses a telescope to view the lunar eclipse at Al Sadeem Observatory in Al Wathba near Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. REUTERS/Christopher Pike

Sarah Al Muhairi, an aspiring Emirati astronomer, uses a telescope to view the lunar eclipse at Al Sadeem Observatory in Al Wathba near Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. REUTERS/Christopher Pike

Sarah Al Muhairi, an aspiring Emirati astronomer, uses a telescope to view the lunar eclipse at Al Sadeem Observatory in Al Wathba near Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. REUTERS/Christopher Pike
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The moon is seen through two layers of double-glazed glass during the last moments of the lunar eclipse over Kappara, Malta. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

The moon is seen through two layers of double-glazed glass during the last moments of the lunar eclipse over Kappara, Malta. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

The moon is seen through two layers of double-glazed glass during the last moments of the lunar eclipse over Kappara, Malta. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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The moon is seen during a lunar eclipse next to the Quadriga atop of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

The moon is seen during a lunar eclipse next to the Quadriga atop of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

The moon is seen during a lunar eclipse next to the Quadriga atop of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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A "blood moon" is seen during a partial lunar eclipse in Skopje, Macedonia. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

A "blood moon" is seen during a partial lunar eclipse in Skopje, Macedonia. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

A "blood moon" is seen during a partial lunar eclipse in Skopje, Macedonia. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski
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An astronomy enthusiast looks through a pair of binoculars to see the lunar eclipse of a blood moon at Marina South Pier in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su

An astronomy enthusiast looks through a pair of binoculars to see the lunar eclipse of a blood moon at Marina South Pier in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su

An astronomy enthusiast looks through a pair of binoculars to see the lunar eclipse of a blood moon at Marina South Pier in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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A lunar eclipse of a full "blood moon" rises behind the New Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

A lunar eclipse of a full "blood moon" rises behind the New Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

A lunar eclipse of a full "blood moon" rises behind the New Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
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The moon rises behind the Illimani mountain during a full lunar eclipse in La Paz, Bolivia. REUTERS/David Mercado

The moon rises behind the Illimani mountain during a full lunar eclipse in La Paz, Bolivia. REUTERS/David Mercado

The moon rises behind the Illimani mountain during a full lunar eclipse in La Paz, Bolivia. REUTERS/David Mercado
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People shine laser lights towards the "blood moon" during a lunar eclipse at the desert of Al Fayoum Governorate, south west of Cairo, Egypt. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

People shine laser lights towards the "blood moon" during a lunar eclipse at the desert of Al Fayoum Governorate, south west of Cairo, Egypt. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

People shine laser lights towards the "blood moon" during a lunar eclipse at the desert of Al Fayoum Governorate, south west of Cairo, Egypt. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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The full moon rises during a total eclipse above the Tour de Mayen and Tour d'Ai in the Swiss Alps in this picture taken from Chardonne near Vevey, Switzerland. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

The full moon rises during a total eclipse above the Tour de Mayen and Tour d'Ai in the Swiss Alps in this picture taken from Chardonne near Vevey, Switzerland. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

The full moon rises during a total eclipse above the Tour de Mayen and Tour d'Ai in the Swiss Alps in this picture taken from Chardonne near Vevey, Switzerland. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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A combination photo shows the lunar eclipse from a blood moon (top L) back to full moon (bottom right) in the sky over Frankfurt, Germany. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A combination photo shows the lunar eclipse from a blood moon (top L) back to full moon (bottom right) in the sky over Frankfurt, Germany. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A combination photo shows the lunar eclipse from a blood moon (top L) back to full moon (bottom right) in the sky over Frankfurt, Germany. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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