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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 MalikSPACE.com 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.