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Blood and Ghost

When the moon moves into the shadow of Earth, the total lunar eclipse occurs. Then the moon is no longer bright, but presents a color of dark red, as a drop of blood appearing in the night sky.

The first blood moon of the year 2018 happened to appear near the Beehive Cluster. And according to ancient Chinese constellation, this cluster locates in “Gui Xiu”, the 23rd lunar mansion of ancient Chinese astrology, meaning the constellation of ghost.

Ancient Chinese skywatchers described this cluster as the gate of hell where the ghosts or demons pass by. For this reason, I named this total lunar eclipse “a song of blood and ghost”.

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Uploaded on February 2, 2018