May 26 2021 4:53pm

Stunning ‘blood flower’ supermoon rises with rare lunar eclipse

The sun, the Earth, the moon and the calendar lined up just right on Wednesday when a rare total lunar eclipse coincided with a so-called “flower” supermoon in the early morning sky. The moon also took on a “bloody” appearance with the first total lunar eclipse in over two years. The eclipse played out over three hours but the total eclipse lasted only about 15 minutes, during which the Earth cast a red shadow onto the moon. Global’s Ross Hull explains the phenomenon.

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