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Wo Wehali
12:12 am

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Nikon D3200 at f/5.6, 1/5 sec exposure, ISO 800 with a 300 mm zoom lens

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It was a chilly morning, around freezing with a steady breeze. The eclipse was almost directly at zenith and took on an eerie, copper glow around midnight. It's called a "super blood wolf moon" for the following reasons: It's a supermoon because it's one of the closest moons this year (but not THE closest); it's a blood moon because of the copper color during totality from the light of all the sunrises and sunsets on Earth filtering down onto the Moon's surface; it's the wolf moon from Lakota Sioux lore of the January full moon lighting the path of the wolf as he or she forages for food during the lean winter months. For the Cherokee (my heritage), it's called the cold moon.