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A photographer on a  Ferris wheel catches the image of he Earth's shadow crossing the moon during a total lunar eclipse in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 8, 2014.
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A photographer on a  Ferris wheel catches the image of he Earth's shadow crossing the moon during a total lunar eclipse in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 8, 2014.

 A couple on a Ferris wheel observes the Earth's shadow crossing the moon during a total lunar eclipse in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 8, 2014.
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 A couple on a Ferris wheel observes the Earth's shadow crossing the moon during a total lunar eclipse in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 8, 2014.

This lunar eclipse is also called a "Blood Moon" because of its red appearance, Washington, DC, Oct. 8, 2014. (Dimitris Manis/VOA)
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This lunar eclipse is also called a "Blood Moon" because of its red appearance, Washington, DC, Oct. 8, 2014. (Dimitris Manis/VOA)

The Earth's shadow begins to cross over the moon during the total lunar eclipse, as it goes behind a weathervane shaped like a Spanish galleon on the Freedom Tower, in Miami, Florida, Oct. 8, 2014.
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The Earth's shadow begins to cross over the moon during the total lunar eclipse, as it goes behind a weathervane shaped like a Spanish galleon on the Freedom Tower, in Miami, Florida, Oct. 8, 2014.

American flags blow in the breeze as a lunar eclipse projects the Earth's shadow onto the moon, near the Washington Monument in Washington, DC, Oct. 8, 2014.
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American flags blow in the breeze as a lunar eclipse projects the Earth's shadow onto the moon, near the Washington Monument in Washington, DC, Oct. 8, 2014.

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