IN PICS: After the Lunar Eclipse it is time for holy dips in rivers
See in pictures how the devotees take dip in holy rivers after the Lunar eclipse
New Delhi, July 28, News24 Bureau: After the night of spectacular event in the skies, it was time for the devotees to take a holy dip in the rivers across the country,
Allahabad: Devotees take holy dip in Triveni Sangam after the Lunar Eclipse
Devotees in Varanasi also take holy dip in Ganga river after Lunar Eclipse.
In a special treat, Mars is also at its closest approach to Earth this week since 2003, making it appear bigger and brighter.
Excited skywatchers on social media shared photos of the bright planet just to the right of the moon.
North America missed out on Friday's lunar eclipse but can look forward to the next one on Jan. 21, 2019, according to NASA.
Skywatchers around much of the world have begun watching a complete lunar eclipse that is the longest of this century.
The so-called "blood moon," when it turns a deep red, is visible at different times in Australia, Africa, Asia, Europe and South America when the sun, Earth and moon line up perfectly, casting Earth's shadow on the moon.