A total lunar eclipse is observed from Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, on Wednesday night. Photo: KYODO
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Japan witnesses total eclipse of super moon

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Thanks for the photo. Three times I went out last night to check but disappointingly heavy cloud cover blanketed the sky.

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I tried to see it. But it was cloudy.

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It was beautiful! Took some shots with my i-pad, but they didnt turn out too well! It really looked reddish, orange at first, but as it passed, it turned into an almost brilliant white.

Last night was a "super moon" too! All the easier to see, from where we were!

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Full cloud-cover here in Osaka :(.

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Japan witnesses total eclipse of super moon

So did the rest of the eastern hemisphere.

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I was really looking forward to this, but thick cloud cover in Chiba. Couldn't see anything.

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It was a nice spectacle, a little bit cloudy but that gave it an interesting unfocused feeling.

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Moon is just moon. I've seen it since I was born. Nothing wonderful for me.

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My wife was looking forward to this all week but it was too cloudy in our coastal area to get a good look at it :(

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We spent hours watching with our strawberry mochi moon cakes, but nothing. Cloudy, yellow sand?

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Too cloudy here, too.

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Was too cloudy here I’m Tokyo

Had my DSLR and Tripod ready, but all for nothing.

Disappointing.

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This picture has really eclipsed my expectations.

Was really a tremoondous spectacle.

At least it helped to distract from the lunar-tics in power making ridiculous decisions on a daily basis.

(Yes, my Netflix special is coming out soon).

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I wish I could have seen this one. At least I got to enjoy a beautiful, colorful sunset yesterday -- always a treat that never grows old for me.

People would benefit if they went out every night for a year, and looked for the moon. There are patterns. It's not just some weird thing that pops up with a tail like Godzilla every once in a while.

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Had beautiful clear skies here on the east coast of Australia. It was quite a spectacle.

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Residents of Japan maybe yes.

But residents of Tokyo, definitely no.

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Saw zero in Tokyo! Devastated by cloud cover. Won't come around like that again to 2032.

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Good. Suga and the boys need a good MOON right about now.

The next time a total lunar eclipse will be visible in Japan will be Nov 8, 2022.

YES!!! right in time for my second VAX shot!!! give or take a week.............or year or two.....

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Ya mighta told us about it BEFORE it happened.

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