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Moon turns red during total lunar eclipse

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- A red shadow crosses the moon during the final lunar eclipse of 2011, as seen from Yokota Air Base, Japan, Dec. 10, 2011. The eclipse lasted 51 minutes and eight seconds. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration/Osakabe Yasuo)

A red shadow crosses the moon during the final lunar eclipse of 2011, as seen from Yokota Air Base, Japan, Dec. 10, 2011. The eclipse lasted 51 minutes and eight seconds. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration/Osakabe Yasuo)

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- A red shadow crosses the moon during the final lunar eclipse of 2011, as seen from Yokota Air Base, Japan, Dec. 10, 2011. The eclipse lasted 51 minutes and eight seconds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Osakabe Yasuo)

A red shadow crosses the moon during the final lunar eclipse of 2011, as seen from Yokota Air Base, Japan, Dec. 10, 2011. The eclipse lasted 51 minutes and eight seconds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Osakabe Yasuo)