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Science Monday night's 'blood moon' leaves stargazers gobsmacked, flabbergasted

Monday night's total lunar eclipse, combined with the closes approach of Mars left many skywatchers in awe.

By Tariq Managing Editor / April 15, 2014

Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona

The moon took on an eerie blood-red hue early Tuesday during the first total lunar eclipse of 2014, a celestial sight that wowed potentially millions of stargazers across North and South America.