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The red colour during a lunar eclipse is very distinctive and it's a rare treat to be able to see a blood red Moon," said Brian Rachford, associate professor of physics at the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
In a total lunar eclipse the direct sunlight is completely blocked by the earth's shadow.
For weekly readings call 0903 658 2008 (75p/min + access charge) VIRGO AUGUST 23 - SEPTEMBER 22 The lunar eclipse in Leo occurs in the most secretive area of you chart.
A super moon, however, usually occurs before or after the occurrence of a blue moon or lunar eclipse.
He added that the last stages of the lunar eclipse may be noticed
A total lunar eclipse happens when the moon passes directly behind the Earth's shadow and completely blocks direct sunlight, this in turn makes the moon appear red - also known as the 'blood moon'.
This sequence taken during the last total lunar eclipse on September 28, 2015, was captured in seven separate exposures with a Canon Rebel XSi DSLR and an 8-inch f/3.
Total Lunar Eclipse -- CC via Flickr/(C)James Fotographia CAIRO -- 9 December 2017: A total lunar eclipse will be witnessed by Northern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, as well as North and East Africa on Jan.
KARACHI -- A lunar eclipse occurred in the country on Monday night, an official of the Met Office said here.
The partial lunar eclipse will be visible in Bulgaria tonight, Pencho Marski, a physicist at the Institute of Astronomy with the National Astronomical Observatory at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, told FOCUS.
Dubai: If you are one of those who have always marvelled at celestial spectacles, you should have kept an eye on the night sky on Monday night - when a partial lunar eclipse happened.
KUWAIT, Aug 1 (KUNA) -- Sky-gazers in Kuwait should be on the lookout for a partial lunar eclipse on August 7th, Kuwait Science Club's (KSC) department of astronomy said on Tuesday.