Yes, it's another time-lapse of the October 8 lunar eclipse that was observed by skywatchers across half the Earth… except that these images weren't captured from Earth at all; this was the view from Mercury!
Stargazers in the Americas and Asia were treated to a lunar eclipse Wednesday, a celestial show that bathed the moon in a reddish tint to create a "blood moon."
A total lunar eclipse, the second this year, will take place Wednesday and will be visible in much of North and South America and Asia, NASA said Tuesday.
If you missed April's total eclipse of the moon, now's your chance. But you'll need to get up early.
Look up towards the east on Wednesday night (October 8) and a total lunar eclipse will be visible from across Australia.
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