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The Super Moon which graced the skies on February 19 is termed as the ‘Super Snow Moon’ while the Super Moon of January 21 was called as the ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’. Super Moon occurs when the full moon is closest to the Earth making it look bigger and brighter. The Super Moon in March will be called 'Super Worm Moon' as the weather turns warmer in the month of March. Check out photos here!
On Sunday night, the moon, Earth and sun lined up to create the eclipse, which was visible throughout North and South America, where skies were clear. There won't be another until the year 2021.
Apollo 8, the second manned spaceflight mission flown in the US Apollo Space Program, completed 50 years on December 21, 2018. The mission, launched on this day in 1968, became the first manned spacecraft to leave the Earth orbit, reach the moon, orbit it, and return.
The deep red moon was visible at different times in Australia, Africa, Asia, Europe and South America when the sun, Earth and moon lined up perfectly, casting Earth's shadow on the moon.
Here are some moments from the last week captured by our photographers from across the country.
It's the first time in 35 years a blue moon has synced up with a supermoon and a total lunar eclipse.
Stargazers were in for a treat on Sunday as they could catch a glimpse of the so-called 'supermoon' when the Moon appears bigger and brighter in the sky as it moves closer to Earth. December's full moon is traditionally known as the 'cold moon'. IN PIC: The moon rises in its waxing gibbous stage behind a statue atop the Erie County Court Building, Saturday, December 2, 2017, in Buffalo, New York.