People around the world observe the total lunar eclipse, also known as a blood moon or hunter's moon, which gives the moon a red hue due to sunlight scattering off the Earth's atmosphere.
The beginning of a total lunar eclipse is seen from the Qizhong Tennis Court in Shanghai October 8, 2014.
The moon turns orange during a total lunar eclipse behind the CN Tower and the skyline during moonset in Toronto October 8, 2014.
A man and a woman look at the moon as they ride a ferris wheel, as a total lunar eclipse begins in Tokyo October 8, 2014.
The moon is pictured behind a ferris wheel on the pier in Santa Monica, California after a total lunar eclipse, also known as a blood moon, October 8, 2014.
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A total lunar eclipse, also known as a blood moon, is pictured from Gosford, north of Sydney, October 8, 2014.
A red moon appears above a cross atop of a Russian Orthodox Church at Red Square in Moscow, Russia.
The Earth's shadow is cast over the moon during a total lunar eclipse, as seen from beneath the Sunsphere in Knoxville, Tennesee.
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A lunar eclipse dips down behind the Wheeler Town Clock in Manitou Springs, Colorado.
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A passenger airliner crosses the full moon, also known as the hunter's moon, a few hours prior to the beginning of a total lunar eclipse.
Earth's shadow forms a "blood moon" as seen from Sandy Bay soon after midnight, Whangarei, New Zealand.
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