Shortest Lunar Eclipse Of The Century Delights Millions – 5 April 2015

RT logoMillions of skywatchers around the globe admired the ‘blood moon’ in what was the shortest lunar eclipse of the century.

Early Saturday morning, the moon slipped into the Earth’s shadow for just under five minutes. As the sun, earth and moon aligned, sunlight passing through the planet’s atmosphere slowly darkened the moon, until it took on a burnt-orange hue.

GALLERY: ‘Blood moon’ dazzles skywatchers during total lunar eclipse

Hundreds of spellbound skygazers took to Twitter to post photographs of the celestial spectacle.

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