Recent Lunar Eclipse

Recent Lunar Eclipse

What is so special about this recent lunar eclipse?

This recent Lunar Eclipse is the longest one in almost 600 years. It’s not actually a full Lunar Eclipse, but 99% is close enough. The eclipse lasted a whopping 3 hours, 28 minutes and 23 seconds. A normal one last up to only 1 hour and 45minutes. Our Lunar Eclipse was also a Super Blood Moon (also called the Beaver Moon), making it even more special.

For those of you who don’t know, a Blood Moon is when the moon is in a total eclipse and appears reddish. The reddish color comes from illuminated sunlight that is filtered and reframed by Earth’s atmosphere. The moon will be completely red which is what makes a Super Blood Moon.

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