Luna

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The rare Super Blood Moon Total Eclipse, shot from a field in Wiedenbrück, North Rhine-Westphalia.
© Matt Lemon Photography. All Rights Reserved.

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. — Buddha

A full moon, harvest moon, super moon, and total eclipse of the moon — this one had it all. During the night from September 27th to 28th, 2015, three separate lunar events converged. A total eclipse coincided with the full moon nearest the fall equinox, known as the harvest moon. What’s more, the moon was also at its closest approach to Earth for the year, making it also a supermoon or perigee moon. This celestial triple has happened only five times since 1900. The last time one could see it was in 1982, and it won’t repeat until 2033. If you like to learn more, please read Andrew Fazekas‘ article for the National Geographic, whom I borrowed these lines from or view the video below. To see more photos of this rare occurrence from around the world, click here.

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