This weekend so the appearance of a total lunar eclipse in our night skies and it was beautiful.

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Total Lunar Eclipse

The earth's shadow falls on the moon as it emerges from a total lunar eclipse above the entrance to a theme park in Sydney December 11, 2011. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Total Lunar Eclipse

A full moon rises above the Verdugo Mountains in Burbank, California December 9, 2011.The moon will go dark on December 10, during the last total lunar eclipse until 2014, with the best views available in Asia and the Pacific. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Total Lunar Eclipse

The moon rises next to Beijing's tallest building, the China World Trade Center Tower Three, December 10, 2011. The 74-storey building stands at 330 meters (1,083 feet). REUTERS/David Gray

Total Lunar Eclipse

The earth's shadow falls on the moon as it undergoes a total lunar eclipse above the Sydney Harbour Bridge December 11, 2011. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Total Lunar Eclipse

The earth's shadow falls on the moon as it emerges from a total lunar eclipse above Sydney December 11, 2011. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Total Lunar Eclipse

The earth's shadow falls on the moon as it undergoes a total lunar eclipse above lights of an ancient Chinese building in Wuhan, Hubei province December 11, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

Total Lunar Eclipse

The earth's shadow falls on the moon as it undergoes a total lunar eclipse in New Delhi December 10, 2011. REUTERS/B Mathur

Total Lunar Eclipse

The moon is seen during a total lunar eclipse through the structures of Malaysia's landmark Seri Wawasan Bridge in Putrajaya outside Kuala Lumpur late December 10, 2011. The moon started to go dark on Saturday, during the last total lunar eclipse until 2014, with the best views available in Asia and the Pacific. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad

Total Lunar Eclipse

The earth's shadow falls on the moon as it undergoes a total lunar eclipse above the Bank of China Tower at Hong Kong's business Central district, December 11, 2011. REUTERS/Soo Hoo Zheyang

Total Lunar Eclipse

A shadow falls on the moon at the beginning of a lunar eclipse in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirt of Bangkok December 10, 2011. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

Total Lunar Eclipse

A crowd of more than 600 people gather in the early morning at the Griffith Park Observatory to see the lunar eclipse, in Los Angeles, California December 10, 2011. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Total Lunar Eclipse

The beginning of the lunar eclipse is seen over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California, December 10, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach

Total Lunar Eclipse

The moon rises next to Beijing's tallest building, the China World Trade Center Tower Three, December 10, 2011. The 74-storey building stands at 330 meters (1,083 feet). REUTERS/David Gray

Total Lunar Eclipse

The earth's shadow falls on the moon as it undergoes a total lunar eclipse viewed through the arch supports of the Sydney Harbour Bridge December 11, 2011. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Total Lunar Eclipse

A total lunar eclipse is seen through the leaves of a tree in central Seoul December 10, 2011. The moon started to go dark on Saturday, during the last total lunar eclipse until 2014, with the best views available in Asia and the Pacific. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

Total Lunar Eclipse

The earth's shadow falls on the moon during a total lunar eclipse over the Tower of David in Jerusalem's Old City December 10, 2011. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Total Lunar Eclipse

A lunar eclipse is seen over the south tower of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California December 10, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach

Total Lunar Eclipse

A total lunar eclipse is seen with a Christmas tree in foreground in Seoul December 10, 2011.The moon started going dark on Saturday with the best views of it in Asia and the Pacific. The next lunar eclipse would be in 2014. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

Total Lunar Eclipse

A total lunar eclipse is seen over the Tower of David in Jerusalem's Old City December 10, 2011. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Total Lunar Eclipse

A partial lunar eclipse is seen from the Roman pillars of the Temple of Hercules in Amman December 2011. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

Total Lunar Eclipse

A partial lunar eclipse is seen in between the Roman pillars of the Temple of Hercules in Amman December 2011. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

Total Lunar Eclipse

The moon casts a reddish hue over Lake Pend Oreille during a lunar eclipse as it begins to set behind the Selkirk Mountain Range near Sandpoint, Idaho December 10, 2011. REUTERS/ Matt Mills McKnight

Total Lunar Eclipse

A flower is seen in silhouette during a lunar eclipse over the sky of Beijing December 10, 2011. Picture taken December 10, 2011. REUTERS/China Daily

Total Lunar Eclipse

A full moon rises above in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirt of Bangkok December 10, 2011. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

Total Lunar Eclipse

A composite of 12 pictures shows a full lunar eclipse over the skies in Hefei, Anhui province December 10, 2011. The moon turns red as the shadow falls on it during the eclipse. Picture taken December 10, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

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