Science Spectacular 'blood moon' eclipse wows skywatchers

The total lunar eclipse in Wednesday's early hours offered up spectacular views of a copper-colored moon. 

By , SPACE.com Staff Writer

John W. Johnson via Virtual Telescope Project

The full moon took on a spooky red hue in a predawn total lunar eclipse Wednesday (Oct. 8) to the delight of skywatchers who managed to snap stunning photos of the "blood moon."