Red Moon Eclipse | Photos

TOTAL ECLIPSE TURNS MOON RED

WHILE many sky-gazers were thwarted by the weather on Tuesday night, some still managed to catch a glimpse of the rare Red Moon Rising.

A full moon in total eclipse rose from the eastern horizon around 5.30pm Tuesday.

Did you take any photos of the blood-red moon? Send them to ben.smyth@fairfaxmedia.com.au to be included in this gallery.

Taken at Tura Beach by Jenny Campbell

Taken at Tura Beach by Jenny Campbell

Taken at Tura Beach by Jenny Campbell

Taken at Tura Beach by Jenny Campbell

Total lunar eclipse as seen from Bega. Photo Ben Smyth.

Total lunar eclipse as seen from Bega. Photo Ben Smyth.

Total lunar eclipse as seen from Bega. Photo Ben Smyth.

Total lunar eclipse as seen from Bega. Photo Ben Smyth.

Total lunar eclipse as seen from Bega. The red dot on the left is Mars. Photo Ben Smyth.

Total lunar eclipse as seen from Bega. The red dot on the left is Mars. Photo Ben Smyth.

Total lunar eclipse as seen from Bega. Photo Ben Smyth.

Total lunar eclipse as seen from Bega. Photo Ben Smyth.

Total lunar eclipse as seen from Bega. Photo Ben Smyth.

Total lunar eclipse as seen from Bega. Photo Ben Smyth.

Just for a laugh - this is a shot of the lunar eclipse before I ran for my tripod. Photo Ben Smyth.

Just for a laugh - this is a shot of the lunar eclipse before I ran for my tripod. Photo Ben Smyth.

Taken at Tathra by Aimee Hay.

Taken at Tathra by Aimee Hay.

Taken at Tathra by Aimee Hay.

Taken at Tathra by Aimee Hay.

Taken at Tathra by Aimee Hay.

Taken at Tathra by Aimee Hay.

Taken at Tathra by Aimee Hay.

Taken at Tathra by Aimee Hay.

Taken at Tathra by Aimee Hay.

Taken at Tathra by Aimee Hay.

Taken at Tathra by Aimee Hay.

Taken at Tathra by Aimee Hay.

Taken at Tathra by Aimee Hay.

Taken at Tathra by Aimee Hay.

Taken at Tathra by Aimee Hay.

Taken at Tathra by Aimee Hay.

Taken at Tathra by Aimee Hay.

Taken at Tathra by Aimee Hay.

Photo by Michael Helmreich Photography in Bemboka.

Photo by Michael Helmreich Photography in Bemboka.

Photo by Alison Moffitt of Angledale.

Photo by Alison Moffitt of Angledale.

The moon isn’t  red only during an eclipse. This one was taken in October 2013 during the bushfires. Photo by Alison Moffitt of Angledale.

The moon isn’t red only during an eclipse. This one was taken in October 2013 during the bushfires. Photo by Alison Moffitt of Angledale.

Photo taken at Tathra by Pol O'Shea

Photo taken at Tathra by Pol O'Shea