Photos show total eclipse of the moon in the Bay Area

BERKELEY, Calif. (KGO) -- Early risers in the Bay Area caught a quick total eclipse of the moon on Saturday.

Photos taken by ABC7 News viewer Michael Polk just before dawn from Grizzly Peak Boulevard in Berkeley show the amazing moment.

ABC7 News viewer Michael Polk caught a total eclipse of the moon in Berkeley, Calif. on April 4, 2015.

ABC7 News viewer Michael Polk caught a total eclipse of the moon in Berkeley, Calif. on April 4, 2015.


The moon was completely hidden by the Earth's shadow for mere minutes, making it the shortest lunar eclipse of the century.

The next total lunar eclipse takes place in September.

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