This past Monday, people from around the world aimed their cameras upwards in hopes of catching a glimpse of the “blood moon” lunar eclipse. But as this 19th century manuscript shows, it’s a phenomenon that’s been chronicled long before the advent of camera phones and telescopic lenses.
Blood Moon over Vancouver | Here’s our favorite picture of last night’s Supermoon Eclipse, showing all the lights of Vancouver, with the red moon hanging over them. Photo by The Kaigan.
What did last week's blood moon eclipse look like from the moon's perspective? University of Pennsylvania astronomy professor Mark Devlin explains what someone standing on the lunar surface would have seen while looking at Earth.
Late Monday night/early Tuesday morning will be an incredible time for skygazing. Not only is Mars bigger and brighter than it's been in more than six years, you'll also be able to witness the first total lunar eclipse of 2014. Here's how to watch.