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Photos and timelapse: Sunday's rare 'super blood moon' eclipse

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Stargazers around the world were treated to a rare astronomical phenomenon overnight when the earth, the moon and the sun lined up in a perfect line to create a rare lunar eclipse.

This lunar eclipse was special for two different reasons: 

1.) The moon appeared much larger than it usually does as it was at a spot in its orbit that brings it closest to the earth. 
2.) This lunar eclipse was the last in what has been a series of four from 2014 - 2015. 

We haven't seen a super moon lunar eclipse for 33 years and it won't happen again until 2033. 

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