Rare lunar eclipse will unfold on Sunday night – and it will be hard to miss if you stay upstairs. As time co-operates, the "super blood wave moon" will be visible in the US, Europe and parts of Africa and Russia.
According to Space.com, this will be the first complete lunar eclipse that will be visible. before midnight from beginning to end in most of the United States for 19 years. This is the first complete lunar eclipse, visible in North America for three years.
Why is it called the "super-blood wave moon"?
The Moon of Super Blood Wolf is a combination of three moon events at a time. The supermune is when the Moon is closest to the Earth in its orbit during its full phase, which makes it bigger. The Moon Moon is the American name for the first full moon of the year. The blood moon occurs with a full moon eclipse when the sun, Earth and Moon are stacked, and the shadow of the Earth casts a reddish glow on its lonely natural companion. "height =" 349 "width =" 620 "class =" lazyload "data-srcset =" https://cbsnews2.cbsistatic.com/hub/i/r/201
The moonlighting will last about five o'clock starting at 21:36 am on Sunday, January 20 and ending at about 1:50 pm Monday, January 21. The beginning of the phase of total eclipse will occur at 23:41 ET, according to NASA.
Weather forecasts predict the harsh cold and winter storms of Martin Luther King's junior weekend in much of the United States, so there may not be optimal conditions for us to be out but there will be live options to view the blackout online.
But if you eventually miss it, there are four more eclipses that will happen all over the world in 2019, including a major solar eclipse in South America in July.