Monday, September 28, 2015

Did You See the Blood Moon? San Antonio Reaction to the Incredible Lunar Phenomenon

Posted By on Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 10:27 AM

click to enlarge Some San Antonians got great shots of last night's supermoon lunar eclipse, while others weren't so lucky. - VIA ANDREW SEAMAN (FLICKR CREATIVE COMMONS)
  • Via Andrew Seaman (Flickr Creative Commons)
  • Some San Antonians got great shots of last night's supermoon lunar eclipse, while others weren't so lucky.

The supermoon lunar eclipse last night produced many an amateur astronomer. Around the world, folks dusted off telescopes and took to backyards to watch the moon disappear and reappear with a reddish-brown tint.

The blood moon captured San Antonians' attention, perhaps in part because of Pastor John Hagee's prediction that it foretold the end of the world, or maybe just because it's a surreal astronomical anomaly. Although cloud cover obscured the view of the moon for many, some still got good shots of the not-quite-once-in-a-lifetime event:

Not everyone was so lucky though. Cloud cover prevented many San Antonians from seeing the moon:
And then there's this guy:
If you didn't see the super blood moon, don't fret — it will happen again in 2033. Mark your calendars.


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