In case you missed it: 'Super Blue Blood Moon' in pictures

The world witnessed a rare and a spectacular view of ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ on Wednesday, after a gap of 152...


Reuters February 01, 2018
The Acropolis, Athens. (AFP / Angelos Tzortzinis)

The world witnessed a rare and a spectacular view of ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ on Wednesday, after a gap of 152 years.

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) had told The Express Tribune that the ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ will be easily visible from Sindh, Balochistan and coastal areas.

'Super Blue Blood Moon' lights up night skies in Pakistan

However, the chances of catching a glimpse of the moon were less from upper and central areas of country owing to cloudy conditions.

“It is going to be a historic moment as it is a coincidence when blue moon, red moon and full lunar eclipse will take place at the same time and on the very same date,” said PMD chief Dr Ghulam Rasul earlier while talking to The Express Tribune.

“This moon was last time seen in 1,866,” he added.

Here are the best shots from around the world of this rare happening.

Mazar-e-Quaid, Karachi, Pakistan. PHOTO: ONLINE Mazar-e-Quaid, Karachi, Pakistan. PHOTO: ONLINE

A super blood blue moon is seen during an eclipse at a temple in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha A super blood blue moon is seen during an eclipse at a temple in Bangkok. PHOTO: REUTERS

A full moon rises behind blocks of flats in north London, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS A full moon rises behind blocks of flats in north London, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS

A woman and a child set up a telescope in front of a ferris wheel in the hope of seeing a 'supermoon' on a cloudy evening in Hong Kong. PHOTO: AFP A woman and a child set up a telescope in front of a ferris wheel in the hope of seeing a 'supermoon' on a cloudy evening in Hong Kong. PHOTO: AFP

A composite image shows the moon during a lunar eclipse referred to as the A composite image shows the moon during a lunar eclipse referred to as the "super blue blood moon" in Tokyo. PHOTO: AFP

A man walks away under a security camera after taking pictures of the super blue moon from just outside the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. PHOTO: REUTERS A man walks away under a security camera after taking pictures of the super blue moon from just outside the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. PHOTO: REUTERS

A lunar eclipse of a full blue moon is seen above a statue at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station in Mumbai, India. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui A lunar eclipse of a full blue moon is seen above a statue at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station in Mumbai, India. PHOTO: REUTERS

A blue moon comes out of a lunar eclipse as it sets past an ocean pier in Oceanside, California. PHOTO: REUTERS/Mike Blake A blue moon comes out of a lunar eclipse as it sets past an ocean pier in Oceanside, California. PHOTO: REUTERS

A lunar eclipse of a full blue moon is seen above the ferris wheel on the Santa Monica Pier. PHOTO: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson A lunar eclipse of a full blue moon is seen above the ferris wheel on the Santa Monica Pier. PHOTO: REUTERS

A lunar eclipse over Oceanside, California. PHOTO: REUTERS/Mike Blake A lunar eclipse over Oceanside, California. PHOTO: REUTERS

A fighter from Free Syrian Army is seen watching a full moon rises in Daraa, Syria. PHOTO: REUTERS/ Alaa al-Faqir A fighter from Free Syrian Army is seen watching a full moon rises in Daraa, Syria. PHOTO: REUTERS

The super blue moon rises above the spewing Mayon Volcano during a mild eruption before a total lunar eclipse in Legazpi, Philippines. PHOTO: REUTERS/Erik De Castro The super blue moon rises above the spewing Mayon Volcano during a mild eruption before a total lunar eclipse in Legazpi, Philippines. PHOTO: REUTERS

A full moon rises behind St. Sava temple in Belgrade, Serbia. PHOTO: REUTERS/Marko Djurica A full moon rises behind St. Sava temple in Belgrade, Serbia. PHOTO: REUTERS

A full moon 'super moon' rises over Los Andes mountain range in Santiago, Chile. PHOTO: REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza A full moon 'super moon' rises over Los Andes mountain range in Santiago, Chile. PHOTO: REUTERS

The moon is seen during an eclipse, next to the Singapore Flyer observation wheel in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su The moon is seen during an eclipse, next to the Singapore Flyer observation wheel in Singapore. PHOTO: REUTERS

The Super Blue Blood Moon sets behind the Staten Island Ferry, seen from Brooklyn. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz The Super Blue Blood Moon sets behind the Staten Island Ferry, seen from Brooklyn. PHOTO: REUTERS

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