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  • A total lunar eclipse is visible in Miami Dade County Tuesday morning. GASTON DE CARDENAS/ / EL NUEVO HERALD

  • This combination of pictures shows the moon during a cycleof a total eclipse as seen from Silver Spring, Maryland, on December 21, 2010. This eclipse takes place just hours before the December solstice, which marks the beginning of northern winter and southern summer. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) JEWEL SAMAD / STAFF

  • A total eclipsed moon is pictured as seen from Silver Spring, Maryland, on December 21, 2010. This eclipse takes place just hours before the December solstice, which marks the beginning of northern winter and southern summer. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) JEWEL SAMAD / STAFF

  • A total eclipsed moon is pictured as seen from Silver Spring, Maryland, on December 21, 2010. This eclipse takes place just hours before the December solstice, which marks the beginning of northern winter and southern summer. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) JEWEL SAMAD / STAFF

  • A total eclipsed moon is pictured as seen from Silver Spring, Maryland, on December 21, 2010. This eclipse takes place just hours before the December solstice, which marks the beginning of northern winter and southern summer. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) JEWEL SAMAD / STAFF

  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 21: A total lunar eclipse occurs as the full moon is shadowed by the Earth on December 21, 2010 in New York City. The lunar eclipse was visible during the early morning hours in North and Central America, revealing what seemed to onlookers as an eerie reddish glow on the moon. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) CHRIS HONDROS / STAFF

  • A total eclipsed moon is seen from Silver Spring, Maryland, on December 21, 2010. This eclipse takes place just hours before the December solstice, which marks the beginning of northern winter and southern summer. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) JEWEL SAMAD / STAFF

  • A double expousure picture shows the moon and the monument of The Savior of The World during a total lunar eclipse as seen from San Salvador, El Salvador on December 21, 2010. This eclipse takes place just hours before the December solstice, which marks the beginning of northern winter and southern summer. AFP PHOTO/ Jose CABEZAS (Photo credit should read Jose CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images) JOSE CABEZAS / STRINGER

  • A total eclipsed moon is pictured as seen from Silver Spring, Maryland, on December 21, 2010. This eclipse takes place just hours before the December solstice, which marks the beginning of northern winter and southern summer. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) JEWEL SAMAD / STAFF

  • A total lunar eclipse was visible in Miami-Dade County early Tuesday morning. GASTON DE CARDENAS/FREELANCER

  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 21: A total lunar eclipse occurs as the full moon is shadowed by the Earth on December 21, 2010 in New York City. The lunar eclipse was visible during the early morning hours in North and Central America, revealing what seemed to onlookers as an eerie reddish glow on the moon. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) CHRIS HONDROS / STAFF

  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 21: Light shines from a Manhattan building as a total lunar eclipse occurs as the full moon is shadowed by the Earth on December 21, 2010 in New York City. The lunar eclipse was visible during the early morning hours in North and Central America, revealing what seemed to onlookers as an eerie reddish glow on the moon. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) CHRIS HONDROS / STAFF

  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 21: Light shines from a Manhattan building as a total lunar eclipse occurs as the full moon is shadowed by the Earth on December 21, 2010 in New York City. The lunar eclipse was visible during the early morning hours in North and Central America, revealing what seemed to onlookers as an eerie reddish glow on the moon. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) CHRIS HONDROS / STAFF

  • A picture shows the moon during a total lunar eclipse as seen from The Americas Square in San Salvador, El Salvador on December 21, 2010. This eclipse takes place just hours before the December solstice, which marks the beginning of northern winter and southern summer. AFP PHOTO/ Jose CABEZAS (Photo credit should read Jose CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images) JOSE CABEZAS / STRINGER

  • The moon is seen during a total lunar eclipse from New York, Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010. A total lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth casts its shadow on the full moon, blocking the sun's rays that otherwise reflect off the moon's surface. Some indirect sunlight still pierces through to give the moon its red hue. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) DAVID BOE / STF

  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 21: Light shines from Manhattan's Flatiron building as a total lunar eclipse occurs as the full moon is shadowed by the Earth on December 21, 2010 in New York City. The lunar eclipse was visible during the early morning hours in North and Central America, revealing what seemed to onlookers as an eerie reddish glow on the moon. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) CHRIS HONDROS / STAFF

  • In a photo provided by NASA the Washington Monument is seen as the full moon is shadowed by the Earth during a total lunar eclipse on the arrival of the winter solstice, Tuesday, December 21, 2010 in Washington. From beginning to end, the eclipse lasted about three hours and twenty-eight minutes. (AP Photo/NASA/Bill Ingalls) NASA/BILL INGALLS / HO

  • Lunar eclipse as seen 2:15 a.m. Tuesday in Pembroke Pines (D. Phillips/Sun Sentinel)

  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 21: A lunar eclipse occurs as the full moon is shadowed by the Earth on December 21, 2010 in New York City. The lunar eclipse was visible during the early morning hours in North and Central America, revealing what seemed to onlookers as an eerie reddish glow on the moon. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) CHRIS HONDROS / STAFF

  • A total lunar eclipse was visible in Miami-Dade County early Tuesday morning. GASTON DE CARDENAS/FREELANCER

  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 21: Light shines from Manhattan's Woolworth building as a total lunar eclipse occurs as the full moon is shadowed by the Earth on December 21, 2010 in New York City. The lunar eclipse was visible during the early morning hours in North and Central America, revealing what seemed to onlookers as an eerie reddish glow on the moon. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) CHRIS HONDROS / STAFF

  • The moon during a cycleof a total eclipse ais seen from Silver Spring, Maryland, on December 21, 2010. This eclipse takes place just hours before the December solstice, which marks the beginning of northern winter and southern summer. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) JEWEL SAMAD / STAFF

  • A total lunar eclipse was visible in Miami-Dade County early Tuesday morning. GASTON DE CARDENAS/FREELANCER

  • A total lunar eclipse was visible in Miami-Dade County early Tuesday morning. GASTON DE CARDENAS/FREELANCER

  • The earth's shadow cast over the moon during a lunar eclipse on December 21, 2010, seen from the northeastern German town of Petersdorf. During the eclipse, the Earth will align between the full moon and the sun, covering the lunar surface in shadow. This eclipse is notable because it takes place just hours before the winter solstice, which marks the beginning of northern winter and southern summer. AFP PHOTO / PATRICK PLEUL GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read PATRICK PLEUL/AFP/Getty Images) PATRICK PLEUL / STAFF

  • A picture taken in New York shows the moon in the early stages of a lunar eclipse on December 21, 2010. This eclipse is notable because it takes place just hours before the December solstice, which marks the beginning of northern winter and southern summer. AFP PHOTO / DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images) DON EMMERT / STAFF

  • A total lunar eclipse was visible in Miami-Dade County early Tuesday morning. GASTON DE CARDENAS/FREELANCER

  • A picture taken in New York shows the moon just before the early stages of a lunar eclipse on December 21, 2010. This eclipse is notable because it takes place just hours before the December solstice, which marks the beginning of northern winter and southern summer. AFP PHOTO / DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images) DON EMMERT / STAFF