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January 31, 2018

Sheikh Hamdan Captures the ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ in True Dubai Style

Leave it to the Crown Prince of Dubai to offer up a contender for best snapshot and footage of the rare ‘super blue blood moon’ on Wednesday evening.

Watch the lunar eclipse time-lapse in Dubai

HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, captured the epic time-lapse (below) of the rare celestial event known as a lunar trifecta. Looks like Burj Khalifa had the best seats in the house…

Last night’s rare Super Blue Blood Moon #Dubai #Timelapse

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Super blue moon in Dubai

A combination of a super moon, blue moon and total lunar eclipse happening all at once, the ‘super blue blood moon’ was visible in the skies over UAE just after sunset.

The event unfolded at 6:04pm in Dubai and 6:06pm in Abu Dhabi, when the moon was closest to the horizon. Astronomy lovers had just 3 minutes to witness the total lunar eclipse.

Not a bad way to kick off February!

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Via Instagram | @faz3

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