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I was told about a documented case in which onlookers saw a blood-red Moon and stars falling from the sky. Where might I find this piece of documentation?
Astronomically speaking, it is possible to observe a bloody” Moon during a lunar eclipse, when Earth’s shadow casts a dark reddish color on the Moon. And, indeed, stars often appear to “fall” from the sky. But we think that what you have in mind is not an astronomically documented case but a quote from the Bible, specifically from Revelation (6:12-13): “And the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood; And the stars of heaven fell unto the earth, even as a fig tree casteth her untimely figs, when she is shaken of a mighty wind.”

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