The last time the super blue blood moon was visible December 30, 1982 in Asia.
Why is it called a Super Blue Blood Moon? The moon's closest approach is called the "perigee", and when that coincides with a full moon it appears larger and brighter than average. However, because it is the second full moon in the same month, the phenomenon is also a "blue moon".
A blood moon occurs when the Earth is directly between the Sun and the Moon.
In the case of a lunar eclipse, the sunlight that makes it around Earth passes through our atmosphere and is refracted toward the moon.More news: Brutal photo shows Hyeon Chung's Australian Open injury
The celestial event will involve a blue moon that's also supermoon. The eclipse will be harder to see in the lightening pre-dawn sky and the moon will set after 7 a.m. after the sun rises, Johnston said, so the best time for viewing in the Central time zone is from about 6:15 a.m. -6:30 a.m.
What is a super blue blood moon? In fact, the name comes from the old phrase "he would argue that the moon is blue", much like today's "he would argue pigs can fly".
The fullest the moon in CNY will be when it sets at 7:10 a.m. January 31.
While there is plenty of folklore about the effect of full moons, from werewolves to sleeplessness, the impact here on earth is minimal, even during a supermoon. The turnouts provide a decent W/NW horizon and elevation for a good view of the setting/eclipsed Moon.More news: Woods just makes the cut at Torrey Pines
When and where is best to see this thing?
At the same time, the moon will be passing through the darkest part of the Earth's shadow. Total lunar eclipses by themselves are not that rare, usually happening a few times a year. During a total solar eclipse, the shadow of the moon falls on a very small area of the Earth. During that time, the moon will appear in the sky with a reddish tint to it, which is commonly referred to as a blood moon. We typically get about 4-6 supermoons per year, though last year we only had one. The moon sets before total eclipse here ME and the entire East Coast. The situation improves for the Midwest, where both partial phases and the start of totality will be visible. "It lands on the moon and reflects back to us".
We've come to expect a full moon every month. However, not all lunar eclipses are total and so not all of them undergo the change in color that we will see this time. Totality will be during the 5 a.m. hour.
The red moon can be seen clearly from the top of a hill or a building. The moon will not actually appear purple, nor will have it a cape-but January 31 is a great time to gaze up and enjoy the night sky.More news: De Bruyne Comments On Sanchez Snubbing Man City For Man Utd
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