JOHANNESBURG – The total lunar eclipse and blood moon on Friday night, which was visible in South Africa and the longest total lunar eclipse of the century, has caused a stir on social media.
On Saturday afternoon, the hashtags #LunarEclipse and #BloodMoon were still the top trends in South Africa with thousands of social media users sharing their photos, videos, and experiences of the cosmic event.
eNCA asked social media users to share their experience with us, so if you missed it, never fear – Twitter has your back!
— —-Elam Luzimfefe—- (@Ku_Bird_Elam) July 27, 2018
— Nogx Van Der Wiels (@Nogx19) July 27, 2018
— Isoldé Laesecke (@ILaesecke) July 27, 2018
Ladysmith kzn pic.twitter.com/ihAfr3FHYq
— Khaba_mkhize (@Khabamkhize3) July 27, 2018
— Reigh—- (@Reigh_jr) July 27, 2018
i have never seen something so beautiful in my life…This is God… pic.twitter.com/hU9isT1WoU
— Aries_Bee (@Moliehi_Dydy) July 27, 2018
— Puleng Phogojane (@PulengPhogojan1) July 27, 2018
— Nomsa (@NPhokompe) July 27, 2018
Camping outside with my son
Watching Lunar eclipse.. Though it’s freezing outcha Buh we excited pic.twitter.com/WlZmt1qZPa
— T S H E G O (@Tshegof08167643) July 27, 2018
— Pixie (@Pixielele) July 27, 2018
Jhb CBD just captured it now pic.twitter.com/RZdbm5KjLM
— Lerato Lebambo (@Lerato_leo) July 27, 2018
My son got this one of the moon pic.twitter.com/u3qscsPLEN
— Donna JC (@BuzzDonna) July 28, 2018
It was still at an partial eclipse pic.twitter.com/ZftYkIJiaN
— UNKELPOET (@Poetkid_lesetja) July 27, 2018