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Mena Man Captures Stunning Picture of Super Blood Wolf Moon

Sky gazers were treated to a rare lunar eclipse known as a "super blood wolf moon" Sunday night, in which sunlight passing through Earth's atmosphere lit the celestial body in a dramatic fashion and turned it blood red.

 

People in North and South America, parts of Europe and western Africa, were there were clear skies, saw a total lunar eclipse.
 
Mena, Arkansas businessman and photographer John Titsworth took this stunning picture.
 
 
Photo courtesy of John Titsworh 
 
According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, the January full Moon was dubbed the “wolf” Moon by native Americans because it occurred at a time of year when wolves would be howling with hunger.
 
The next total lunar eclipse will be May 26, 2021.
 
1-21-19 9:15 a.m. kawx.org 
 
 

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