Super Flower Blood Moon Seen in Sky Above Sydney

May’s full moon and a lunar eclipse coincided on May 26, to create a phenomenon known as a “super flower blood moon”.

May’s full moon is referred to as the flower moon, while a total eclipse is known as a blood moon. To complete the celestial triple whammy, and explain the mouthful of a name, the eclipse came as the moon was closest to earth, and, hence, a “supermoon”. said the eclipse would be visible “from Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific and the western part of the Americas.”

Journalist Declan Bowring captured this footage, in Sydney. Credit: Declan Bowring via Storyful

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