It was the last lunar eclipse of any kind until 2021 and boy, was it a show.
The earth passed perfectly between the moon and the sun on Wednesday morning --the very day Apollo 11 left earth 50 years ago to land on our only natural satellite.
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Coincidence? We think not and neither did one astronomer.
"I like to think of it as the moon’s tribute to the great human endeavour to reach it and go beyond," ANU astronomer Dr Brad Tucker said.
While the eclipse was visible around the world, Australians had front-row seats to the lunar action. And the images are spectacular.
The moon also put on a show for people in other cities around the world and plenty of space lovers waited out to see what she had to offer.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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