Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse

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The first shot of the Super Blue Blood Moon, taken at 5am this morning, standing at the Sundial Bridge, Redding (CA.)

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At 6am the first signs of the eclipse was visible to the eye.

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Just before 7am, a little higher up, at The Bluffs, Redding (CA.)

Do you know why this beautiful moon is called a blue moon? I didn’t know, so I had to read about it. It’s because it’s the second full moon in the same month (January.) It’s more logical to understand why it’s called a blood moon, it was really red this morning. Even more than my photos shows. Night photography have never been my strength, I haven’t done much of it, but this was a special occasion. The experience made it worth getting out early. What did the Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse look like where you live? Did you get to see it?

I hope you enjoyed the view from up here in northern California ❤ May the rest of your day be as beautiful as this morning.



Ms Zen


Part of the weekly photo challenge; Variations on a theme.

Published by Sagittarius Viking

It’s all about experiences, and the healing power of nature. Life is about choosing happiness. I entered the magic world of photography when I was five years old. My gypsy soul have taken me to many different countries, and definitely taught me to be more humble. I believe that you are what you eat, body and soul. I enjoy growing my own food, and spending time outdoors. A Sagittarius loves to travel, have an open mind and, and a philosophical view. It motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. A lot of that perfectly describes me. The fact that my ancestors, on both parents sides, were vikings, doesn’t exactly lessen my desire to explore. Maybe a slightly more mindful exploring, compared to the average viking. My blog, and my art prints is a results of my (inner and outer) explorations. Love, Maria

32 thoughts on “Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse

      1. Unfortunately I came down with a very bad case of the flu and was sick sick sick 😦 for a few days. Today is the first day I am feeling well enough to get out of bed and get on my computer 🙂


      1. I bet it was stunning. Even though I am surrounded by mountains and trees here, there is this one little wide open park close to my home where you can watch Moon Rise all year round. I just have a point and shoot camera, I’ve had so much fun photographing that rise…

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        1. Thank you, it was. That is wonderful that you have your own spot to watch the moon rise. Those special places means so much. I worked at a ranch in the desert of Nevada a few years back. My favorite time of the day was watching the moon rise, as I fed the horses. The moon look huge out in the desert, with few other landmarks.

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  1. An experience well worth rising early to see – nice shots! Being on the East Coast, we only had the larger moon to view. I saw both the rising and the setting moon (I usually tend the fire between 5 and 6 am).

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