Lunar eclipse takes place on first day of winter

? This morning a total lunar eclipse took place at 2:45 a.m.The Earth blocked the sun?s rays from the face of the moon, causing the

WOODBURY - ? This morning a total lunar eclipse took place at 2:45 a.m.

The Earth blocked the sun?s rays from the face of the moon, causing the eclipse.

Today also marks the first day of winter.

The next time a lunar eclipse will occur on the same day as the winter solstice will not be until 2094.

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