Incredible timelapse shows super blue blood moon rise over London skyline

This incredible timelapse shows the super blue blood moon rising over London’s iconic skyline.

Perched on a hill south west of the city, Sven Rosenstein set up camp to capture the lunar eclipse which occurred for the first time in 152 years.

PICS BY SVEN ROSENSTEIN / CATERS NEWS

After rising just after 5pm, the massive, orange orb suddenly starts to appear above the financial district’s skyscrapers.

In just 15 minutes, the Moon ascends between The Shard and the London Eye before reaching its peak above the capital’s buildings.

PICS BY SVEN ROSENSTEIN / CATERS NEWS

Sven, from London, said: “We had been looking for the perfect location all day, and this was a bit of a gamble where the moon was going to rise.

“We were really lucky as the Moon rose right between the Shard and the London Eye.

“It was a beautiful, massive, orange orb.

“In total it only took from 15 minutes from 5pm for the moon to reach its peak.”