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Blood Red Moon: Total Eclipse Is Quite A Show

The moon was turned red during the eclipse, as this view from Skopje, Macedonia, shows. i i

The moon was turned red during the eclipse, as this view from Skopje, Macedonia, shows. Boris Grdanoski /AP hide caption

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The moon was turned red during the eclipse, as this view from Skopje, Macedonia, shows.

The moon was turned red during the eclipse, as this view from Skopje, Macedonia, shows.

Boris Grdanoski /AP

Wednesday's total eclipse of the moon, which we previewed, didn't disappoint.

As The Associated Press writes, "Asian and African night owls were treated to a lunar eclipse, and ash in the atmosphere from a Chilean volcano turned it blood red for some viewers."

Indeed, check out this set of photos taken in Macedonia:

Four photos showing the change as the eclipse occurred. Taken from Skopje, Macedonia.

Four photos showing the change as the eclipse occurred. Taken from Skopje, Macedonia. Boris Grdanoski /AP hide caption

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And this video from Russia Today:

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The celestial show couldn't be seen from North America.

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