Photo of the Week: Super Blue Blood Moon


UC San Diego photographer Erik Jepsen captured these images of Wednesday's Super Blue Blood Moon at Ellen Browning Scripps Memorial Pier.

The January 31, 2018 event was a “super moon,” when the Moon is closest to Earth in its orbit; a "blue moon," because it was the second full moon of the month; and a "blood moon" because while the Moon was in the Earth’s shadow it took on a reddish tint.


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