44 Cool Total Lunar Eclipse Pix

This weekend so the appearance of a total lunar eclipse in our night skies and it was beautiful. [44 photos total]

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The earth's shadow falls on the moon as it emerges from a total lunar eclipse above the entrance to a theme park in Sydney December 11, 2011. (REUTERS/Tim Wimborne) #
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A full moon rises above the Verdugo Mountains in Burbank, California December 9, 2011.The moon will go dark on December 10, during the last total lunar eclipse until 2014, with the best views available in Asia and the Pacific. (REUTERS/Fred Prouser) #
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The moon rises next to Beijing's tallest building, the China World Trade Center Tower Three, December 10, 2011. The 74-storey building stands at 330 meters (1,083 feet). (REUTERS/David Gray) #
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The earth's shadow falls on the moon as it undergoes a total lunar eclipse above the Sydney Harbour Bridge December 11, 2011. (REUTERS/Tim Wimborne) #
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The earth's shadow falls on the moon as it emerges from a total lunar eclipse above Sydney December 11, 2011. (REUTERS/Tim Wimborne) #
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The earth's shadow falls on the moon as it undergoes a total lunar eclipse above lights of an ancient Chinese building in Wuhan, Hubei province December 11, 2011. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
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The earth's shadow falls on the moon as it undergoes a total lunar eclipse in New Delhi December 10, 2011. (REUTERS/B Mathur) #
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The moon is seen during a total lunar eclipse through the structures of Malaysia's landmark Seri Wawasan Bridge in Putrajaya outside Kuala Lumpur late December 10, 2011. The moon started to go dark on Saturday, during the last total lunar eclipse until 2014, with the best views available in Asia and the Pacific. (REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad) #
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The earth's shadow falls on the moon as it undergoes a total lunar eclipse above the Bank of China Tower at Hong Kong's business Central district, December 11, 2011. (REUTERS/Soo Hoo Zheyang) #
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A shadow falls on the moon at the beginning of a lunar eclipse in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirt of Bangkok December 10, 2011. (REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom) #
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A crowd of more than 600 people gather in the early morning at the Griffith Park Observatory to see the lunar eclipse, in Los Angeles, California December 10, 2011. (REUTERS/Gene Blevins) #
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The beginning of the lunar eclipse is seen over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California, December 10, 2011. (REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach) #
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The moon rises next to Beijing's tallest building, the China World Trade Center Tower Three, December 10, 2011. The 74-storey building stands at 330 meters (1,083 feet). (REUTERS/David Gray) #
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The earth's shadow falls on the moon as it undergoes a total lunar eclipse viewed through the arch supports of the Sydney Harbour Bridge December 11, 2011. (REUTERS/Tim Wimborne) #
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A total lunar eclipse is seen through the leaves of a tree in central Seoul December 10, 2011. The moon started to go dark on Saturday, during the last total lunar eclipse until 2014, with the best views available in Asia and the Pacific. (REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak) #
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The earth's shadow falls on the moon during a total lunar eclipse over the Tower of David in Jerusalem's Old City December 10, 2011. (REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun) #
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A lunar eclipse is seen over the south tower of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California December 10, 2011. (REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach) #
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A total lunar eclipse is seen over the Tower of David in Jerusalem's Old City December 10, 2011. (REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun) #
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A partial lunar eclipse is seen from the Roman pillars of the Temple of Hercules in Amman December 2011. (REUTERS/Ali Jarekji) #
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A partial lunar eclipse is seen in between the Roman pillars of the Temple of Hercules in Amman December 2011. (REUTERS/Ali Jarekji) #
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The moon casts a reddish hue over Lake Pend Oreille during a lunar eclipse as it begins to set behind the Selkirk Mountain Range near Sandpoint, Idaho December 10, 2011. (REUTERS/ Matt Mills McKnight) #
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A flower is seen in silhouette during a lunar eclipse over the sky of Beijing December 10, 2011. Picture taken December 10, 2011. (REUTERS/China Daily) #
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A full moon rises above in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirt of Bangkok December 10, 2011. (REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom) #
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A composite of 12 pictures shows a full lunar eclipse over the skies in Hefei, Anhui province December 10, 2011. The moon turns red as the shadow falls on it during the eclipse. Picture taken December 10, 2011. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
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A total lunar eclipse is seen above a tree known as miracle solitary pine tree in Japan, which survived after the March 11 tsunami hit the area, in Rikuzentakata, Iwate prefecture, in this photo taken by Kyodo on December 10, 2011. (Mandatory Credit REUTERS/Kyodo) #
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Astronomy enthusiasts gather to watch the lunar eclipse in Wuhan, China on December 10, 2011. (Str/AFP/Getty Images) #
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A man watches the lunar eclipse using his tablet computer during a total lunar eclipse in Kuala Lumpur on December 10, 2011. (Mohd Rasfan/AFP/Getty Images) #
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A lunar eclipse is seen in the sky beside a statue of Buddha in Kurunegala, Sri Lanka on December 10, 2011. (Eranga Jayawardena/AP) #
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A partial lunar eclipse rises above the Tokyo Tower on December 10, 2011. (Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images) #
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The Earth casts its shadow across the moon during the lunar eclipse in New Delhi on December 10, 2011. (Saurabh Das/AP) #
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A full moon lunar eclipse passes over Karachi on December 10, 2011. (Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty Images) #
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Photographers take pictures of the moon during a lunar eclipse over the north tower of the Golden Gate Bridge on December 10, 2011 in San Francisco. (Ben Margot/AP) #
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A woman uses a telescope at the Sydney Observatory to watch the moon over the Sydney Harbor Bridge during a total lunar eclipse in Sydney on December 11, 2011. (Rob Griffith/AP) #
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Israelis look at the full lunar eclipse appearing above the Judean desert from Mount Scopus in Jerusalem on December 10, 2011. (Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images) #
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People view the lunar eclipse as it shines above the Hollywood sign at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles December 10, 2011. (Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP) #
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A shooting star darts across the sky during a lunar eclipse over the entrance to Hawkeye Ranch near Geyserville, Calif. on December 10, 2011. (Santa Rosa Press Democrat/AP) #
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A boy looks through a telescope as he and others observe a lunar eclipse at the Planetarium in Beijing on December 10, 2011. (Andy Wong/AP) #
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Stargazers observe a lunar eclipse at the Griffith Observatory in in Los Angeles on December 10, 2011. (Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP) #
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The moon sets above the Golden Gate Bridge during an eclipse on December 10, 2011, in San Francisco. (Frederic Larson/San Francisco Chronicle/AP) #
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The partially eclipsed moon rises above Cologne on December 10, 2011. Only the end of the eclipse could be seen in Germany due to the late rise of the moon. (Kaiser Henning/AFP/Getty Images) #
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A lunar eclipse shines in the sky over the Swayambhunath stupa, a world heritage site, in Katmandu, Nepal on December 10, 2011. (Binod Joshi/AP) #
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As dawn breaks over the tall ships at the San Diego, Calif. Maritime Museum, the setting moon begins to emerge from Earth's shadow following a total eclipse on December 10, 2011. (Don Bartletti/Los Angeles Times/AP) #
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A lunar eclipse shines above Turret Arch at Arches National Park on December 10, 2011 near Moab, Utah. (Julie Jacobson/AP) #
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An astronomy enthusiast records the lunar eclipse on his computer as he sets his telescope in Wuhan, China on December 10, 2011. (Str/AFP/Getty Images) #

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