The striking blood-red moon over London
The striking blood-red moon over London. As their plane soared across a spectacular orange globe, anyone on board must have felt, well, over the moon. However, while a full moon is often associated with madness, there is a more rational explanation for this dramatic image than the inauguration of lunar flights.
The passenger jet passed across the face of the sphere in the midnight blue sky just as it was bathed in the glow of the setting sun, creating this striking scene last night.
The photograph was taken close to Albert Bridge in West London. The Grade II listed monument was built in 1873 and will mark the starting point of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee flotilla on June 3.