Missed the super wolf blood moon? Stunning photos, here

Missed the super wolf blood moon? Stunning photos, here

January's usual weather conditions - with chilly temperatures for much of America and cloudy skies in the Pacific Northwest - aren't exactly ideal for tracking a total lunar eclipse, but Sunday night's "Super Blood Wolf Moon" actually lived up to the hype.

Ireland is due to experience its most impressive lunar eclipse for the next 14 years on Monday, 21 January.

The moon was in flawless alignment with the sun and Earth, with the moon on the opposite side of Earth from the sun.

CNN's George Engels shared images of the lunar eclipse taken by his father William on an iPhone between 2.25 and 2.40 am from La Carolina, 12 miles west of Maldonado, Uruguay. February's full moon is traditionally known as the Snow Moon, so brace yourself for the #SuperSnowMoon hashtag.

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The rare phenomenon, caused in part by a lunar eclipse, makes the surface of the moon appear a reddish hue while seeming brighter and closer to earth than normal.

A picture taken on January 21, 2019 in Le Mans northwestern France shows the moon behind the statue named "L'envol".

A super blood wolf moon occurs when a blood moon and supermoon occur simultaneously and was best seen from the United Kingdom at around 5.10am - providing clouds did not obstruct the view.

The next total lunar eclipses will be visible in Canada on May 26, 2021, and May 15, 2022.

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