Super Blood Moon in 1066 Country

Readers have today (Monday, September 28) been sending us their pictures of the Super Blood Moon.

Monday, 28th September 2015, 11:07 am
Reader Sid Saunders sent in this photograph of the Super Blood Moon

Sid Saunders took pictures between 3.30am and 4am from his front door in Quebec Road, Hollington.

Meanwhile, Jackie Lewis who sent us her picture via Facebook said it was worth sitting on the cold ground in St Leonards to get her images.

Dr Peter T Greene took his photograph at 4am in Battle.

Jackie Lewis sent us this picture on Facebook

“The Blood Moon occurs when there is a total eclipse of the moon around the autumn equinox and the moon is close to the earth,” he said.

“Although the moon is in the shadow of the earth, sunlight is refracted through the earth’s atmosphere, giving rise to this amazing colourful experience.

“The next one will be visible in 2033, so it was worth setting the alarm and getting up to see it!”

Colin Nash captured his picture at 3.39am from the Ridge, Hastings.

Colin Nash took his picture in Hastings

Paul Deeming took his picture at from Galley Hill, Bexhill.

“It was well worth seeing along with a few other brave souls who left their comfortable beds,” he said.

Steve Wallace took his photograph in St Leonards at 3:20am.

James Ewan took his photograph at the back of the De La Warr Pavillion looking out over the sea.

Picture by Dr Peter T Greene over Battle

“What was most impressive aside from the eclipse was the stars they where the brightest I have seen them and the sky was very clear,” he said.

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Photo by Paul Deeming
James Ewan took this picture from his position near the De La Warr Pavillion