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Blood Moon Pictures: The Best Images Of The Summer Spectacle

By George Bowden

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Skygazers had the chance to observe a blood moon on Friday as the Earth’s satellite took on a reddish hue.

The event was visible to much of the world’s population and was the longest blood moon of the century – but heavy clouds in the UK meant the spectacle was obscured for many.

A blood moon is seen in the sky over the skyline of Frankfurt as an airplane passes by, Germany, July 27, 2018. Picture taken with long exposure.

A blood moon is seen in the sky over the skyline of Frankfurt as an airplane passes by, Germany, July 27, 2018. Picture taken with long exposure.

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A blood moon is seen in the sky over Frankfurt, Germany, July 27, 2018.   REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A blood moon is seen in the sky over Frankfurt, Germany, July 27, 2018. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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A man looks for the 'Blood moon' as clouds over the London skyline obscure the view.

A man looks for the ‘Blood moon’ as clouds over the London skyline obscure the view.

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Clouds over London as seen from Primerose Hill, obscuring a view of the “Blood moon”, the longest lunar eclipse of the century which sees Earth’s natural satellite turn blood red.

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A 'blood moon' eclipse is seen over the roof of the Chambord Castle in Chambord, France on July 27, 2018. (Photo by GUILLAUME SOUVANT / AFP)        (Photo credit should read GUILLAUME SOUVANT/AFP/Getty Images)

A ‘blood moon’ eclipse is seen over the roof of the Chambord Castle in Chambord, France on July 27, 2018. (Photo by GUILLAUME SOUVANT / AFP) (Photo credit should read GUILLAUME SOUVANT/AFP/Getty Images)

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People gather to watch a 'blood moon' eclipse in Melbourne on July 28, 2018. (Photo by WILLIAM WEST / AFP)        (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)

People gather to watch a ‘blood moon’ eclipse in Melbourne on July 28, 2018. (Photo by WILLIAM WEST / AFP) (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)

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A combination photo shows the lunar eclipse from a blood moon (top L)  back to full moon (bottom right) in the sky over Frankfurt, Germany, July 27, 2018.   REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A combination photo shows the lunar eclipse from a blood moon (top L) back to full moon (bottom right) in the sky over Frankfurt, Germany, July 27, 2018. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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