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Lunar eclipse turns the Moon into a bloodshot red eye (VIDEO)

June 16, 2011 - 02:07 PM
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The moon switched from gentle, cheese-filled giant on June 15 into a bloodshot red eye that stared down the world for a full hour and a half.

The moon switched from gentle, cheese-filled giant on June 15 into a bloodshot red eye that stared down the world (except North America) for a full hour and a half. It was the longest lunar eclipse in more than a decade, and quite a sight for those lucky enough to be under cloudless skies.

Spaceweather has posted a wonderful photo gallery of the stunning event. Below, you can see two videos of the eclipse as well. The first was taken by retired I.T. consultant "vernsutoob" from his pad in Mauritius. Follow the jump for the second, a time lapse taken in an unknown location.

 

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