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Rare 'super blue blood moon'

Updated 10:31 AM ET, Wed January 31, 2018
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A "super blue blood moon" is seen on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, over Los Angeles. The rare phenomenon occurs when a supermoon, a blue moon and a total lunar eclipse all occur at the same time. Richard Vogel/AP
Bicyclists take photos of the supermoon in Lancelin, Australia. Paul Kane/Getty Images
The moon rises over the head of a Chinese dragon statue at a Buddhist temple in Bangkok, Thailand. ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images
The moon is seen during a lunar eclipse in Jakarta, Indonesia. BAY ISMOYO/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
The supermoon is seen behind the US flag at Santa Monica Beach in Santa Monica, California. Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP
The moon rises over a pagoda in Kumal, Myanmar. YE AUNG THU/AFP/Getty Images
People use telescopes to view the moon at Victoria Harbor in Hong Kong. Kin Cheung/AP
The moon rises over hills near the city of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk on Sakhalin Island in Russia's Far East. Sergei Krasnoukhov/TASS
The supermoon rises over an Olympic rings installation at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Center, a venue of the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. CHRISTIAN BRUNA/EPA-EFE
The supermoon is seen above the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. Sakchai Lalit/AP
The supermoon is seen over trees in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk on Sakhalin Island in Russia's Far East. Sergei Krasnoukhov/TASS via Getty Images
The supermoon sets behind the Statue of Liberty in New York. JUSTIN LANE/EPA-EFE
The moon is seen behind a Ferris wheel at Santa Monica Beach in Santa Monica, California. Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP
The supermoon is framed by a cross in Beirut, Lebanon. WAEL HAMZEH/EPA-EFE
The shadow of Earth passes across the supermoon during a total lunar eclipse, as seen from Los Angeles. Richard Vogel/AP
A plane flies into view with the moon in Hong Kong. Kin Cheung/AP
The full moon shines over a monument in Vladivostok, Russia. Yevgeny Uvarov/AP
The supermoon sets behind buildings in Jerusalem. MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
A cable car gondola moves past the moon in Singapore. ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
The supermoon passes over the tower of the Lakhta Center in St. Petersburg, Russia. Peter Kovalev/TASS via Getty Images
The supermoon silhouettes Fort Salgo in Salgotarjan, Hungary. PETER KOMKA/MTI/EPA-EFE
People gather to watch the supermoon in Beijing. WU HONG/EPA/EPA-EFE
A man takes a photo of the supermoon rising in Beijing. WU HONG/EPA/EPA-EFE