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The blood moon lunar eclipse is here, along with Mars - 27 Jul 2018
“The moon is not always in perfect alignment with the sun and the Earth, so that is why we do not get a lunar eclipse every lunar cycle,” Brad Tucker, an astronomer with the Australian National University's Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics ...
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Today's total lunar eclipse is the longest of the century

Washington Post - 25 Jul 2018
The full moon is set to glide through Earth's shadow today to create a beautifully red total lunar eclipse for one hour and 43 minutes. This is the longest such eclipse of the young century. Here in the United States, we're on the wrong side of the ...
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Here's How To Watch The Full Lunar Eclipse in July

Inverse - 02 Jul 2018
When the moon passes through Earth's shadow on July 27, it will create a total lunar eclipse that is set to last for 102 minutes. NASA maintains a list predicting lunar eclipses until 2100, and that time is pretty impressive compared to the shortest ...
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Solar and Lunar Eclipses in 2018

Sky & Telescope - 28 Dec 2017
That was the case during the widely viewed event in September 2015, which marked the conclusion of a series of four consecutive total lunar eclipses in 2014–15! Such eclipse tetrads are not common — the last one occurred during 2003–04, but the next ...
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Super Blue Moon eclipse on January 31

EarthSky - 30 Jan 2018
The Blue Moon – second of two full moons in one calendar month – will pass through the Earth's shadow on January 31, 2018, to give us a total lunar eclipse. Totality, when the moon will be entirely inside the Earth's dark umbral shadow, will last a bit ...
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Observing Report: January 31st's Total Lunar Eclipse

Sky & Telescope - 01 Feb 2018
A total lunar eclipse, though less dramatic than a solar eclipse, is nevertheless a sight to behold. The full Moon (total lunar eclipses by definition can only occur when the Moon is full) gradually darkens, then turns a smoldering coppery color. The ...
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Make the Most of January's Total Lunar Eclipse

Sky & Telescope - 24 Jan 2018
It's fun to watch the Moon fatten up this month knowing that when it's full, we'll have a total lunar eclipse. Be sure to mark the date — Wednesday morning, January 31st. This will be the year's only eclipse of any kind for U.S. observers, so it's ...

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