A penumbral lunar eclipse took place on September 16, 2016, the... - dofaq.com
september 2016 lunar eclipse

The “Trifecta” Lunar Eclipse on January 31st

Sky & Telescope - 29 Jan 2018
Images that show a huge full Moon rising dramatically above a city skyline don't match the reality that your eyes see because the camera is magnifying the view. You can gauge the Moon's apparent size at different times using the tip of your finger or a ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

Total lunar eclipse "trifecta" on January 31st

Phys.Org - 26 Jan 2018
A comparison of the Moon at its closest to Earth (left) and farthest. The change in distance makes the full Moon look up to 14% larger at perigee than apogee. Credit: Laurent Laveder. January 31st will be a busy day in the sky, as three skygazing ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

Super Blue Moon eclipse on January 31

EarthSky - 10 Oct 2017
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 ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

Solar and Lunar Eclipses in 2018

Sky & Telescope - 28 Dec 2017
If it goes all the way in, we see a total lunar eclipse that's preceded and followed by partial phases. 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 ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

Get Ready To See The First Blue Moon Eclipse In 150 Years

Simplemost - 04 Jan 2018
From a supermoon to Harvest and Beaver moons to the solar eclipse, 2017 was a pretty good year for sky watchers. But 2018 is starting out even stronger, as the biggest full moon of the year happened on New Year's Day. Soon, we'll all be treated to ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

Watch the rare coincidence of 3 moons, last seen in 1866, on Jan 31

The Straits Times - 16 Jan 2018
Lastly, the full moon on Jan 31 will also be a supermoon, which occurs when a full moon coincides with the moon being the closest to earth. The last blue moon took place on May 21, 2016, and the last total lunar eclipse that was visible in Singapore ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

What Is a Supermoon?

Space.com - 30 Nov 2017
The moon's orbit around the Earth is not a perfect circle. It has an average distance of 238,000 miles (382,900 km) from Earth, but its apogee and perigee — the closest and farthest approaches from Earth — change every lunar month. "The main reason ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

'Supermoon' to give stargazers spectacular night sky show

Telegraph.co.uk - 03 Dec 2017
Blood moon: Also known as a supermoon lunar eclipse. It's when the shadow of Earth casts a reddish glow on the moon, the result of a rare combination of an eclipse with the closest full moon of the year. There was one in September 2015, and before that ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

Eclipse 2017: Darkness Is Coming

Discover Magazine - 07 Aug 2017
The first total solar eclipse most Americans will have ever seen begins the morning of Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, two seconds before 10:16 a.m. PDT. At that moment, the dark shadow of the moon touches the Paciific Coast at the Yaquina Head lighthouse ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

Total lunar eclipse, 'supermoons,' meteor shower in January 2018

Rappler - 02 Jan 2018
The entire lunar eclipse will begin at 6:49 pm and will end at 12:09 am on February 1. It will also be visible across western South America, North America, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, eastern Africa, eastern Europe, the Pacific Ocean, and the ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

Supermoon, blue moon, total lunar eclipse to appear together

Scottsbluff Star Herald - 07 Jan 2018
Supermoon, blue moon, total lunar eclipse to appear together. Buy Now. The last of the tetrad lunar eclipses on Sept. 27-28, 2015. The tetrad were a series of four consecutive total eclipses occurring at approximately six month intervals. IRENE NORTH ...

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