Super blue blood moon rises above Los Angeles
The lunar eclipse of a super blood, blue moon sits above Griffith Park in Los Angeles in the early morning of Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. Jeff Zimmerman/For The Signal
By Signal Staff
Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

A combination of a lunar eclipse, a blood moon and a super moon was seen in the Western Hemisphere early Wednesday morning for the first time in 152 years.

Photographer Jeff Zimmerman captured the cosmic event from Griffith Park Observatory in Los Angeles.

The moon was closer to the orbit of earth, making it 14 percent brighter than usual according to NASA.

Californians and viewers in western Canada were treated to the total eclipse phase from start to finish.

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The lunar eclipse of a super blood, blue moon sits above Griffith Park in Los Angeles in the early morning of Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. Jeff Zimmerman/For The Signal

Super blue blood moon rises above Los Angeles

A combination of a lunar eclipse, a blood moon and a super moon was seen in the Western Hemisphere early Wednesday morning for the first time in 152 years.

Photographer Jeff Zimmerman captured the cosmic event from Griffith Park Observatory in Los Angeles.

The moon was closer to the orbit of earth, making it 14 percent brighter than usual according to NASA.

Californians and viewers in western Canada were treated to the total eclipse phase from start to finish.