Total Lunar Eclipse 2022: See All of the Super Flower Blood Moon Photos from Around the World

From New York City to Athens, Greece, a super flower blood moon lit up the night sky overnight on May 16 — see stunning photos from around the world of the moon glowing red 

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Saxony, Dresden, Germany

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On the night of May 15 into the early morning on May 16, this month's full moon — known as the Flower Moon — glowed red thanks to a total lunar eclipse.

Here, the moon in partial eclipse in Saxony on May 16.

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Montlouis-sur-Loire, France

moon - Montlouis-sur-Loire, central France

A lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth's shadow blocks the sun's light and reflects off the moon, causing it to appear red — hence the name "blood moon."

Pictured: The moon rising over a vineyard in Montlouis-sur-Loire in central France on May 15.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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According to, it was the "longest lunar eclipse since 1989."

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Gaza City

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The blood moon was full and visible over Gaza City on May 15.

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Istanbul, Turkey

blood moon, ISTANBUL, TURKEY
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In Istanbul, Turkey, stargazers took their moon-watching to the water.

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Malaga, Spain

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The moon shone pink over Malaga, Spain.

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Athens, Greece

Flower Moon Athens Greece
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In Athens, Greece, the Temple of Poseidon provided a stunning spot for seeing the total lunar eclipse.

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New York City

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A partially eclipsed full Super Flower Moon rose over lower Manhattan on May 15.

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Beijing, China

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The Super Flower Blood Moon illuminated the Great Wall of China on May 15.

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Moscow, Russia

Flower blood moon in Moscow

The moon spotted from Moscow's Red Square on May 15.

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