The following is a higher resolution image of the Blood Red
moon that adorned the front page of Scoop yesterday. For a
montage of the eclipse that led to this spectacular Moon
WELLINGTON'S BLOOD RED MOON
The red colour of the Moon is created by the refraction of sunlight from the sun around the earth - and through the dust in the Earth's atmosphere - onto the moon.
Both photos were supplied to Scoop by Chris Picking.