The lunar eclipse began at about 2 a.m. EDT and unfolded over three hours. The celestial show was over by over by 5:30 a.m. EDT (0930 GMT), NASA said on Twitter.
The rare occurrence was also was visible from Australia, New Zealand and all of the Americas.
Here are some of the most beautiful images of the so-called “blood moon” that captivated stargazers on April 15, 2014.
— Edgar's Mission (@edgarsmission) April 15, 2014
— tessacarsonwebster (@tess_1787) April 15, 2014
— Epic Cosmos (@EpicCosmos) April 15, 2014