Blood moon eclipse wows Hudson Valley

Astronomy enthusiasts across the Hudson Valley were treated to a rare sight this morning. A total eclipse of the moon happened just before sunrise today. The full moon was obscured by Earth's shadow

News 12 Staff

Oct 8, 2014, 4:32 PM

Updated 3,535 days ago

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Astronomy enthusiasts across the Hudson Valley were treated to a rare sight this morning.
A total eclipse of the moon happened just before sunrise today.
The full moon was obscured by Earth's shadow in the pre-dawn hours. The moon appeared orange or red, the result of sunlight scattering off Earth's atmosphere. That's why it's called a blood moon.
There'll be two full lunar eclipses again next year.
AP wires were used in this report


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