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!
a blood moon is popularly used to describe a total lunar eclipse, when earth casts its shadow on a full moon & eclipses it, the moon can get a red glow + a total lunar eclipse is when earth eclipses a full moon
Blood Moon Phases: Photographer Sean Parker of Tucson, Ariz., created this mosaic of the total lunar eclipse phases on April 2014 using images taken with a through a LX Meade 200 telescope with a Canon camera
This Incredible Blood Moon Eclipse Photo Was Taken With an iPhone