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Supermoon Unites Glen Rock Residents Under An Orange Sky

Borough resident Byron Arneo captured this view of last night's eclipse at 10:30 p.m. from Queens, NY. Photo Credit: Byron Arneo
The full moon before the eclipse on Sunday evening. Photo Credit: Byron Arnea
Joe Torpey's view of the lunar eclipse from Rock Road. Photo Credit: Joe Torpey

GLEN ROCK, N.J. — Pajama-clad borough residents gathered on their front lawns well-after sunset to watch Earth's shadow turn the moon's surface a blood-orange hue during last night's lunar eclipse.

The event coincided with the largest and brightest moon of the year — the "supermoon" — and won't happen again until 2033, scientists say.

Many people united on the Glen Rock High School field to catch a glimpse, borough resident Jerry Graziano said.

Borough resident Amy Carr Wojnarowski and her 12-year-old son spotted the moon's outline through the clouds at 11:07 p.m., the exact time she read she could expect to.

"The moon became more pronounced and redder in color as minutes went by - until it looked like a reddish-pink bouncy ball kids buy in stores," Wojnarowski said.

"For two or three minutes, the moon looked almost 3-D, hanging amid stars."

Wojnarowski had no qualms with letting son and budding-astronomist stay up until 11:45 p.m. to witness the rare occasion.

"It was special to share the moment with him, even if we were a bit sleepy this morning," she said. "There is nothing like experiencing the wonders of nature together as a family."

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