Supermoon, Blue Moon, Blood Moon, plus an eclipse – what a celestial event!

January 31st brought us a celestial event to remember. Skies were completely clear on the Mendonoma coast. Photographer Paula Power took photos of the event. Here is the Blood Moon, the full moon in a lunar eclipse.

It was amazing to see the stars so vibrant during the eclipse. Paula captured some of that night-time magic.

Paula then photographed the moon as the eclipse was finishing.

It was quite an experience to witness this event. Fun fact: the second full moon in a month is called a Blue Moon. That doesn't occur too often, hence the expression, "Once in a blue moon."

I thank Paula for allowing me to share her photos with you here.

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