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Amazing pictures of the 2018 super blue blood moon

A super blue blood moon is a rare treat, but fortunately there are plenty of astronomers with their cameras ready - here are some of the best photos.

On 31 January 2018 we looked up into the night sky to witness a rare treat, a super blue blood moon. Not only did it help us better understand the movement of exoplanets, we also learnt that you can get some pretty stunning photos – here are some of the best supermoon pictures we’ve found.

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Konya, Turkey
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Nicosia, Cypress
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Kolkata, India
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Tallinn, Estonia
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Lhokseumawe, Indonesia
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Beijing, China
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New York, USA
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Napier, New Zealand
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Svalbard, Norway © Heiko Junge/AFP/Getty Images
Svalbard, Norway
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Tokyo, Japan
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Los Angeles, USA
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Karachi, Pakistan © Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images
Karachi, Pakistan
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San Diego, USA
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Pyongyang, North Korea © Kim Won-Jin/AFP/Getty Images
Pyongyang, North Korea
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Hohhot, China
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Stratton-on-the-Fosse, United Kingdom
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