Blood Red Moon April The bloody red color the moon takes on during an eclipse is caused by refraction of sunlight by the Earth's atmosphere. 2014 red moon begins a rare sequence of four total lunar eclipses expected over the next two years!
The year 2015 is packed full of amazing astronomical sights in the daytime and nighttime sky, from solar and lunar eclipses to dazzlingly bright planets. See our list of the 9 best stargazing events of the year.
The moon passed through Earth's shadow on Sunday, Sept. in a dazzling total lunar eclipse during a perigee full moon, better known as a "supermoon." ic 'supermoon' blood moon on Sept. See Amazing Total Lunar Eclipse Photos by Skywatchers
Sunday's 'Supermoon' Total Lunar Eclipse: When and Where to See It
This timetable for the supermoon total lunar eclipse of 2015 lists the times of major events for the Sept. lunar eclipse by time zone. You can use this guide to know when the eclipse will start in your city.
This NASA graphic shows where the total lunar eclipse of April 2014 will be visible from. The lunar eclipse coincides with April's full moon and is the first of four total lunar eclipes between April 2014 and September (Credit: NASA
The full moon will pass through Earth's outer shadow in a penumbral lunar eclipse on Friday, Oct. See how lunar eclipses work in the infographic above and read more about the Oct. 18 lunar eclipse here.