The longest partial lunar eclipse on November 19 occurred after 580 years which turned the moon into blood red when Earth’s shadow covered nearly all of it.
NASA stated that the earlier longest partial lunar eclipse was last seen on February 18, 1440.
Please click on the images for a look at stunning images of the lunar phenomenon from aross the world.
IMAGE: A shadow falls on the moon as it undergoes a partial lunar eclipse as seen from San Salvador, El Salvador. Photograph: Jose Cabezas/Reuters
IMAGE: A lunar eclipse rises over the skyline of Shanghai. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters
IMAGE: The Beaver ‘blood’ Moon partial lunar eclipse is seen above the Washington Monument in Washington, DC. Photograph: Al Drago/Reuters
IMAGE: Also dubbed as the ‘blood’ moon, a view from New York City. Photograph: Eduardo Munoz/Reuters
IMAGE: A shadow falls on the moon, as seen beside the world’s tallest broadcasting tower, Tokyo Skytree. Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters
IMAGE: From Gran Torre building in Santiago, Chile. Photograph: Pablo Sanhueza/Reuters
IMAGE: A visual from between the office buildings in Tokyo. Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters
IMAGE: The phenomenon observed in Tokyo. Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters
IMAGE: One more glimpse of the eclipse from Tokyo. Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters
IMAGE: View of the Tokyo Skytree, the world’s tallest broadcasting tower. Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters
IMAGE: A woman watches the sun, mistakenly expecting an eclipse, in Catania, Italy. Photograph: Antonio Parrinello/Reuters
IMAGE: From Gifu castle in Gifu, central Japan. Photograph: Kyodo /via Reuters
Photographs curated by Manisha Kotian/Rediff.com
Feature Presentation: Aslam Hunani/Rediff.com
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