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Tuesday morning’s “blood moon” was just that and more. Over Hubbard County, this photo was taken of the lunar eclipse about 2:30 a.m. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

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By Sarah Smith / Enterprise

Tuesday morning’s “blood moon” was just that and more. Over Hubbard County, this photo was taken of the lunar eclipse about 2:30 a.m. In a total lunar eclipse, the full moon turns a coppery red as it passes into Earth's shadow. During the process, the moon's bright glow dims, taking on a red hue because of shimmers of sunlight and sunsets seeping through the Earth's atmosphere.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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