A rare lunar eclipse captured the attention of sky-gazers late Sunday night into Monday morning. The phenomenon is known as a ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’.
The eerie sight is caused by sunlight passing through the earth’s atmosphere and illuminating the moon in a dramatic fashion, turning it red.
A ‘Super Blood Moon’ is basically when a total lunar eclipse coincides with a super moon, which is when the moon is full and closest to earth in orbit.
The full lunar eclipse was visible in North and South America and parts of Europe and western Africa.
The next total lunar eclipse visible in the United States will be in 2022.