31/01/2014 06:28 GMT | Updated 31/01/2014 06:59 GMT

Lunar Transit: Nasa Captures Remarkable Moment As Eclipse Occurs In Space

On Earth, an eclipse is a fairly rare event. But in space, somewhere, they occur every single moment.

Which is why Nasa has been able to capture these amazing pictures of a lunar eclipse, even though one hasn't occurred on Earth lately.

The pictures were taken by the Solar Dynamics Observatory, a space telescope dedicated to observing weather on the Sun.

Take a look at the pictures and how they were taken below.

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