This combination of pictures shows the moon in various stages of a partial lunar eclipse as seen from Vienna

Partial lunar eclipse lights up skies 50 years on from Apollo 11 launch

Stargazers have been treated to a cosmic spectacle as a partial lunar eclipse was visible across parts of the UK.

The event on Tuesday evening coincided with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 launching its moon mission.

A partial lunar eclipse is visible above Tynemouth Priory

5. Tynemouth

A partial lunar eclipse is visible above Tynemouth Priory
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The partial lunar eclipse is visible above Stoodley Pike near Todmorden in West Yorkshire

6. Yorkshire

The partial lunar eclipse is visible above Stoodley Pike near Todmorden in West Yorkshire
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People watch at a rising full moon during a partial lunar eclipse, in Rome

7. Rome

People watch at a rising full moon during a partial lunar eclipse, in Rome
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The moon begins to set over the harbor during a partial lunar eclipse in Sydney, Australia

8. Australia

The moon begins to set over the harbor during a partial lunar eclipse in Sydney, Australia
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