NPR News The 'Blood Moon' Eclipse Was Quite A Show By Scott Neuman Published October 8, 2014 at 9:02 AM PDT Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email The "blood moon" eclipse above the Washington Monument just before dawn on the National Mall, in Washington, D.C. Here are some photos taken of the eclipse in the U.S., China and Nepal: Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org. Julio Cortez / AP / The eclipse as seen near the "Enlightenment Giving Power" statue by John Gelert, which sits at the top of the dome of the Bergen County Courthouse in Hackensack, N.J. Wilfredo Lee / AP / The Earth's shadow begins to fall on the moon as it goes behind a weather vane shaped like a Spanish galleon on the Freedom Tower in Miami. Guo Chen / Xinhua/Landov / A photo taken using multiple exposures in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui province. Narendra Shrestha / EPA/Landov / The moon glows red as it rises during a total lunar eclipse as seen in Kathmandu, Nepal.