Blood Red Moon April The bloody red color the moon takes on during an eclipse is caused by refraction of sunlight by the Earth's atmosphere. 2014 red moon begins a rare sequence of four total lunar eclipses expected over the next two years!
Under a Blood Moon: 1st Total Lunar Eclipse of 2014 Wows Stargazers (Photos)
Blood Red Moon Eclipse Over NamibRand Nature Reserve Credit: George TuckerThe moon turned a blood red over the Sossusvlei Desert Lodge on NamibRand Nature Reserve in Namibia in this stunning photo taken by skywatcher George Tucker on June
This NASA graphic shows where the total lunar eclipse of April 2014 will be visible from. The lunar eclipse coincides with April's full moon and is the first of four total lunar eclipes between April 2014 and September (Credit: NASA