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Rare 'super blue blood moon' eclipse

A super blood blue moon is seen during an eclipse at a temple in Bangkok. 


REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A super blood blue moon is seen during an eclipse at a temple in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A super blood blue moon is seen during an eclipse at a temple in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A lunar eclipse of a full blue moon is seen above a statue at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station in Mumbai, India. 


REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A lunar eclipse of a full blue moon is seen above a statue at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station in Mumbai, India. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A lunar eclipse of a full blue moon is seen above a statue at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station in Mumbai, India. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A blue moon comes out of a lunar eclipse as it sets past an ocean pier in Oceanside, California. 

REUTERS/Mike Blake

A blue moon comes out of a lunar eclipse as it sets past an ocean pier in Oceanside, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A blue moon comes out of a lunar eclipse as it sets past an ocean pier in Oceanside, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A lunar eclipse of a full blue moon is seen above the ferris wheel on the Santa Monica Pier. 

REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A lunar eclipse of a full blue moon is seen above the ferris wheel on the Santa Monica Pier. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A lunar eclipse of a full blue moon is seen above the ferris wheel on the Santa Monica Pier. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A full moon rises behind blocks of flats in north London. 

REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

A full moon rises behind blocks of flats in north London. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

A full moon rises behind blocks of flats in north London. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh
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A full moon 'supermoon' is pictured next to the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A full moon 'supermoon' is pictured next to the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A full moon 'supermoon' is pictured next to the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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A super blue blood moon is seen from Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway. NTB Scanpix/Heiko Junge/via REUTERS

A super blue blood moon is seen from Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway. NTB Scanpix/Heiko Junge/via REUTERS

A super blue blood moon is seen from Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway. NTB Scanpix/Heiko Junge/via REUTERS
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A "supermoon" rises in between four towers in Madrid, Spain. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

A "supermoon" rises in between four towers in Madrid, Spain. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

A "supermoon" rises in between four towers in Madrid, Spain. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
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A full moon rises behind a mosque over the Camlica hill in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

A full moon rises behind a mosque over the Camlica hill in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

A full moon rises behind a mosque over the Camlica hill in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir
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A lunar eclipse over Oceanside, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A lunar eclipse over Oceanside, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A lunar eclipse over Oceanside, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A supermoon is seen behind the Shard skyscraper in London, Britain. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A supermoon is seen behind the Shard skyscraper in London, Britain. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A supermoon is seen behind the Shard skyscraper in London, Britain. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A lunar eclipse over Oceanside, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A lunar eclipse over Oceanside, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A lunar eclipse over Oceanside, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A fighter from Free Syrian Army is seen watching a full moon rises in Daraa, Syria. 

REUTERS/ Alaa al-Faqir

A fighter from Free Syrian Army is seen watching a full moon rises in Daraa, Syria. REUTERS/ Alaa al-Faqir

A fighter from Free Syrian Army is seen watching a full moon rises in Daraa, Syria. REUTERS/ Alaa al-Faqir
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A full moon is seen behind the business tower Lakhta Centre, which is under construction in St. Petersburg, Russia. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov

A full moon is seen behind the business tower Lakhta Centre, which is under construction in St. Petersburg, Russia. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov

A full moon is seen behind the business tower Lakhta Centre, which is under construction in St. Petersburg, Russia. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov
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A full moon rises behind St. Sava temple in Belgrade, Serbia. 


REUTERS/Marko Djurica

A full moon rises behind St. Sava temple in Belgrade, Serbia. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

A full moon rises behind St. Sava temple in Belgrade, Serbia. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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The super blue moon rises above the spewing Mayon Volcano during a mild eruption before a total lunar eclipse in Legazpi, Philippines. 


REUTERS/Erik De Castro

The super blue moon rises above the spewing Mayon Volcano during a mild eruption before a total lunar eclipse in Legazpi, Philippines. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

The super blue moon rises above the spewing Mayon Volcano during a mild eruption before a total lunar eclipse in Legazpi, Philippines. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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A full moon 'supermoon' rises behind Fort Ricasoli in Valletta's Grand Harbour, Malta. 

REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A full moon 'supermoon' rises behind Fort Ricasoli in Valletta's Grand Harbour, Malta. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A full moon 'supermoon' rises behind Fort Ricasoli in Valletta's Grand Harbour, Malta. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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A lunar eclipse is seen over a street light in Tokyo. 

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A lunar eclipse is seen over a street light in Tokyo. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A lunar eclipse is seen over a street light in Tokyo. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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The moon is seen during an eclipse, next to the Singapore Flyer observation wheel in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su

The moon is seen during an eclipse, next to the Singapore Flyer observation wheel in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su

The moon is seen during an eclipse, next to the Singapore Flyer observation wheel in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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A full moon "Super Blue Blood Moon" rises behind Sagrada Familia Basilica in Barcelona, Spain. 


REUTERS/Albert Gea

A full moon "Super Blue Blood Moon" rises behind Sagrada Familia Basilica in Barcelona, Spain. REUTERS/Albert Gea

A full moon "Super Blue Blood Moon" rises behind Sagrada Familia Basilica in Barcelona, Spain. REUTERS/Albert Gea
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A super blue blood moon rises over an apartment block during a lunar eclipse in Singapore. REUTERS/Tim Chong

A super blue blood moon rises over an apartment block during a lunar eclipse in Singapore. REUTERS/Tim Chong

A super blue blood moon rises over an apartment block during a lunar eclipse in Singapore. REUTERS/Tim Chong
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People wait to watch a lunar eclipse at the open air skydeck of Roppongi Hills Tower in Tokyo. 


REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

People wait to watch a lunar eclipse at the open air skydeck of Roppongi Hills Tower in Tokyo. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

People wait to watch a lunar eclipse at the open air skydeck of Roppongi Hills Tower in Tokyo. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A blue moon rises over Balboa Park's California Tower in San Diego. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A blue moon rises over Balboa Park's California Tower in San Diego. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A blue moon rises over Balboa Park's California Tower in San Diego. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A full moon 'super moon' rises over Los Andes mountain range in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza

A full moon 'super moon' rises over Los Andes mountain range in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza

A full moon 'super moon' rises over Los Andes mountain range in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza
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A lunar eclipse over Oceanside, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A lunar eclipse over Oceanside, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A lunar eclipse over Oceanside, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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The start of a lunar eclipse over Oceanside, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

The start of a lunar eclipse over Oceanside, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

The start of a lunar eclipse over Oceanside, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A full moon is seen during a lunar eclipse in Jakarta, Indonesia. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

A full moon is seen during a lunar eclipse in Jakarta, Indonesia. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

A full moon is seen during a lunar eclipse in Jakarta, Indonesia. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
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A super blood blue moon during an eclipse, behind an office building in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

A super blood blue moon during an eclipse, behind an office building in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

A super blood blue moon during an eclipse, behind an office building in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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A full moon is seen before the start of a lunar eclipse in Jakarta, Indonesia. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

A full moon is seen before the start of a lunar eclipse in Jakarta, Indonesia. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

A full moon is seen before the start of a lunar eclipse in Jakarta, Indonesia. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
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People set up telescopes in front of the financial Central district for the super blue moon and eclipse in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

People set up telescopes in front of the financial Central district for the super blue moon and eclipse in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

People set up telescopes in front of the financial Central district for the super blue moon and eclipse in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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The super blue moon rises over Chinese signs reading "Beijing" atop a building in Beijing. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The super blue moon rises over Chinese signs reading "Beijing" atop a building in Beijing. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The super blue moon rises over Chinese signs reading "Beijing" atop a building in Beijing. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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The Super Blue Blood Moon sets behind the Staten Island Ferry, seen from Brooklyn. 


REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

The Super Blue Blood Moon sets behind the Staten Island Ferry, seen from Brooklyn. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

The Super Blue Blood Moon sets behind the Staten Island Ferry, seen from Brooklyn. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A man takes pictures of the super blue moon from just outside the Forbidden City in Beijing. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man takes pictures of the super blue moon from just outside the Forbidden City in Beijing. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man takes pictures of the super blue moon from just outside the Forbidden City in Beijing. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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The super blue moon is seen between British and Chinese flags raised at Tiananmen square in Beijing as British Prime Minister Theresa May visits China's capital. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The super blue moon is seen between British and Chinese flags raised at Tiananmen square in Beijing as British Prime Minister Theresa May visits China's capital. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The super blue moon is seen between British and Chinese flags raised at Tiananmen square in Beijing as British Prime Minister Theresa May visits China's capital. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A security camera is seen in front of the super blue moon outside the Forbidden City in Beijing. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A security camera is seen in front of the super blue moon outside the Forbidden City in Beijing. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A security camera is seen in front of the super blue moon outside the Forbidden City in Beijing. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A full moon 'super moon' is seen through a luminous sign in Siero, Spain. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

A full moon 'super moon' is seen through a luminous sign in Siero, Spain. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

A full moon 'super moon' is seen through a luminous sign in Siero, Spain. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso
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