Photos: Partial lunar eclipse brightens up the sky

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Photos: Partial lunar eclipse brightens up the sky
Photos: Partial lunar eclipse brightens up the sky
Photos: Partial lunar eclipse brightens up the sky

Did you see it?

A partial lunar eclipse unlike anything we've seen in centuries lit up the sky early Friday morning, beginning at about 1 a.m. EST and lasting 3.5 hours, the longest partial eclipse since 1440, NASA says.

You can read all about it in this great explainer by Weather Network science writer Scott Sutherland.

Then, come back here and check out some of our favourite photos from the partial eclipse.

Here's an illustration from NASA:

And now, the photos:

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