Here's what the lunar eclipse looked like from Mercury

October 14, 2014 7:08 PM

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Here's what the lunar eclipse looked like from Mercury

Cameras on Earth weren't the only ones keeping an eye on the blood moon eclipse last week. NASA's Messenger space probe also captured the event.

As you might imagine, the view from Mercury is quite a bit different than what astronomy fans saw from Earth. Viewers on the blue marble with clear weather got a stunning look at the moon as it went from its usual yellowish self to a reddish hue and then back. Messenger, however, saw things from so ...

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