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Supermoon lunar eclipse pictures: The Blood Moon was one of the darkest lunar eclipses

According to specialists, this Sunday night's Blood Moon was one of the darkest lunar eclipse. Now discover amazing pictures of this supermoon solar eclipse. Hope you were able to see this awesome Blood Moon phenomenon and...

Apocalypse: Many believe Sunday night’s Blood Moon may portend catastrophe

Members of several faiths believe Sunday night’s blood moon may portend catastrophe. Yes, the combination of a supermoon and a “blood moon” has some people freaked out about the possible end of the world. Two astronomical...

Supermoon eclipse: On September 27, 2015, the Harvest Moon will turn blood red… And turquoise

This weekend, there is a supermoon eclipse. The Harvest Moon, the full moon of september, will be eclipsed by Earth coloring the moon blood red. This weekend's full Moon, The Harvest Moon,  is a supermoon, meaning...

Mars, Venus and Jupiter are gathering in the morning sky as autumn unfolds

As autumn unfolds, planets are gathering in the morning sky. During this morning planet show, Mars, Venus and Jupiter converge... And the display will improve as autumn unfolds. This picture features the crescent Moon passing by Venus...

Stunning sky phenomena in September 2015: Blood moon lunar eclipse, Neptune at opposition, bright Venus and Mars, Saturn visible at nightfall

September's most-famous astronomical event is the autumnal equinox, which will occur this year on Wednesday, Sept. 23. And we will move toward the shorter days of winter. But there are also other amazing sky phenomena that...

3 Super Moons: 29 August 2015, September 27 2015 and October 27 2015

Yesterday, the first super moon of a series of three in a row has lightened up the sky. The next spuer moons will occur on September 27, 2015 and a month later on October 27, 2015. As...

Spectacular lunar halo radiates over Santiago de Chile

Look at this impressive lunar halo. Yes, it really looks different from other halos which are normally much larger in circonference. This lunar halo was photographed by Roberto Antezana in the sky over Santiago de Chile on August 26,...

That’s the Moon transiting the Earth on video

Just an epic view of the moon transiting the Earth! This animation features actual satellite images of the far side of the moon, illuminated by the sun, as it crosses between the DSCOVR spacecraft's Earth...

The blue moon was actually red on July 31, 2015

What was actually the color of the Blue Moon last friday night? Blue? No the rising moon turned orange-red! Watch these amazing pictures of the full moon from around the world:   The Moon turns red for the...

This Friday enjoy the blue moon… Or wait until 2018 for the next blue full moon!

The full moon on Friday 31, 2015 is not a typical full moon. This is a blue full moon, a phenomenon which only occurs approximately every three years. But although its name suggests otherwise, the...

The Canadian wildfire season is turning the moon blood red

The Canadian wildfire season is raging! And it turns objects in the sky red. In addition to reddening the Moon, Canadian smoke also dims the sun, allowing big sunspots to pop into view at sunset. The thick...

Blood red fullmoon in the sky of Hungary – A real red strawberry fullmoon prior to the last blood moon Tetrad

A red fullmoon rose last night in the sky of Hungary! Jakab Róbert was able to capture the awesome strawberry moon over Pécs! A good start while waiting for the last blood moon tetrad in September...

Blood moon alert: Full Pink Moon total lunar eclipse on April 4 2015

April's Full Moon, Full Pink Moon, heralds the appearance of the moss pink, or wild ground phlox — one of the first spring flowers. But this year, the Sprouting Grass Moon - also known as...

Lunar green and blue flashes captured in Sweden (photo)

Green flashes from the Sun at sunset are a rare phenomenon, but even rarer are green flashes from a setting Moon. With the unique atmospheric conditions at Storulvån, Sweden, Göran Strand was able to capture...

Mini Full Moon On March 5 2015, Bloody Supermoon With Total Eclipse On September 27 2015

The Full Moon of March 5 will be the smallest and most distant Full Moon of 2015. In recent years there's been a huge ado about supermoons, the largest and closest Full Moons of the...

The True Color Of The Moon! If Only We Had A Saturation-Enhancement Filter In Our Eyes

The moon is not grey as you think! So what is the true color of the moon? If you had to pick a single hue, it would probably be gray. But actually the moon is multicolor! As shown...

Tristesse de la Lune/ Sadness of the Moon by Charles Baudelaire – Full Moon January 2015 Poem

On full moon days, I love reading poems. Today, I've selected for you the beautiful and sad poem called Tristesses de la Lune/ Sadness of the Moon by Charles Beaudelaire. And added poetic pictures of a woman playing...

A Giant Alien Mouth Is Eating the Full Moon

Moon halos aren't unusual! But Elliptical Moon Halos, that look like giant alien mouth swallowing our moon are still surrounded by mystery and baffle scientists. Intense halos around the moon are eerie but rather common space...

The Moon Is Exploding Into Lunar Halos Right Now!

On Saturday, we have full moon. It's called The full Cold Moon or the full Long Nights Moon. It is thus time to look if the moon is explosing into lunar dogs! Indeed, bright moonlight shining...

Haunting Sky Phenomena: Lunar Coronas Form Rings Around The Moon

Lunar coronas are haunting sky phenomena that create rings around the moon. And as the Moon is waxing full, it's a good time to look for them! This beautiful specimen over Fort Frances, Ontario, was captured on...

Red Moon Or Turquoise Moon During Colorful Total Lunar Eclipse On October 8 2014

Red Moon Or Turquoise Moon: There will be a colorful total lunar eclipse on October 8, 2014. Sky watchers will see the Moon turn a beautiful shade of celestial red and maybe turquoise. And learn...

Using the Moon as a Giant Particle Detector to Catch Mysterious UHE Cosmic Rays

Scientists want to use the Moon as a giant cosmic ray detector to decipher one of the greatest mysteries in astrophysics: The ultra-high-energy (UHE) cosmic rays. The signals of these particles (the most energetic in the...

Largest Lunar Meteor Impact on September 11 2013 (VIDEO)

A Meteor impact? On September 11 2013, astronomers spotted a bright flash of light on the moon. According to new data, this mysterious light resulted from an asteroid, meteor or comets smashing on the lunar...

Double Moon Hoax: Mars And The Moon Will Not Appear The Same Size on August 27!

The double moon hoax is back again... like each year actually! Mars and the moon will not and have never appeared the same size on August 27! And I thought we were going to make it...

Space Oddity: Mysterious And Giant Magmatic Round Holes On The Moon (IMAGES AND VIDEOS)

We not only find mysterious holes on Planet Earth, but they also cluster the Moon's surface. With these new images and video of NASA scientists try to find what's hiding behind these mysterious and giant...

US Fireball: Splitting Meteor During Rising Supermoon In Texas – July 12 2014

What a sighting! Imagine you are watching the supermoon rising when suddenly a meteor lights up the sky and starts decomposing just above your head! Yes, two amazing sky and mystic phenomena in one! Amazing! This...

Freaky Friday The 13th: Not A Day For Superstitious People: Full Moon Rising And Solar Flare Shock Wave On June 13 2014

A full moon is rising on Friday the 13th -- the very same day a solar flare could send a shockwave to Earth’s surface. And thus a triple whammy for superstitious folks. There will be a...

Mysterious Lunar Tetrad: Four Blood Moon Lunar Eclipses Between 2014 and 2015

A lunar eclipse is an amazing space phenomenon. When the moon turns blood red during a lunar eclipse it's getting even more mysterious. During 2014 and 2015 you will be able to stare at a rare...

What Creates A Halo Around The Sun Or Moon?

Sometimes, when weather conditions are perfect, spectacular halos form around the moon or the sun. So how does this ring or circle of light form around the moon or sun? Halos around the sun or moon happen...

After Exoplanets, The First Exomoon Glimpsed?

After exoplanets, the next frontier is exomoons around alien planets. And the first one may have been already discovered! Already more than 1,000 exoplanets have been discovered across the solar system. Now it's time to find moons...

You Will Not Be Thursty On The Moon! Scientists From NASA Detect Water on Moon’s Surface

NASA-funded lunar research has yielded evidence of water locked in mineral grains on the surface of the moon from an unknown source deep beneath the surface. Yes as explained in their abstract: We suggest that...

Strange Sky Phenomenon: Blood Red Moon in the Sky Over Utah Due to Wildfires (PHOTOS and VIDEOS)

Why did the moon turn red in Utah? Is this a sign of the upcoming apocalypse? Or is it simply another amazing natural phenomenon? Back in August 2013, the moon turned blood red over Utah! And there...

Featuring the ‘ring of fire’ eclipse: Videos and Photos of the Partial Solar Eclipse of May 10 2013

This pictures are just magic. Yesterday, the moon glided between Earth and the sun, blocking everything but a dazzling ring of light. The 'ring of fire' eclipse crossed Australia and the Pacific and created a...

Full Moon Almanac: Native Americans Follow Seasons by Giving Distinctive Names to each Recurring Full Moon

Full Moon names date back to Native Americans, of what is now the northern and eastern United States. The tribes kept track of the seasons by giving distinctive names to each recurring full Moon. Their...

Incredible Moon Rise Caught on Video over Mount Victoria, Wellington, New Zealand – January 28 2013

This video (Mark Gee) features a moon rising over the Mount Victoria in Wellington, New Zealand. This moon rise was caught on the other side of the city on January 28, 2013. No manipulation!...

Moonlight Over the Persian Gulf – Or How it Influences What We See

The following pictures present night views of the Persian Gulf region taken on September 30 (full Moon), October 5 (Half Moon), October 10 (3 Quarters Moon), and October 15 (New Moon), 2012 from The...

HARVEST MOON ON THE 29.09.2012

HARVEST MOON ON THE 29.09.2012 This weekend's full Moon is the Harvest Moon. It is defined as the full Moon which is the closest to the autumnal equinox. As shown on the attached picture, the...

TRIBUTE TO NEIL ARMSTRONG, THE FIRST MAN WALKING ON THE MOON

RESPECT! In contrast to Lance Armstrong, Neil Armstrong is and will stay one of the most glorious heroes of the United States. Neil Armstrong died on saturday the 25.06.2012. He was 82 years old. On...