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Super blue blood-Moon 2018: When, where & how

Post by Tryphosa on Sat Jan 06 2018, 11:25

Super blue blood-Moon 2018: When, where and how to see it this month
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January skywatchers are in for a rare treat: a Blue Moon, a total lunar eclipse and a supermoon all in the same month.

A Blue Moon is when two full moons happen in the same calendar month; lunar eclipses occur when the moon passes into Earth's shadow; and supermoons happen when the moon's perigee — its closest approach to Earth in a single orbit — coincides with a full moon. In this case, the supermoon also happens to be the day of the lunar eclipse.

The first full moon of January will take place on the night of Jan. 1 or the morning of Jan. 2, depending on your location. The second full moon and the lunar eclipse will occur on the night of Jan. 31 or the morning of Feb. 1. And the supermoon will take place on the night of Jan. 30, which is technically one day before the moon reaches peak fullness, but even NASA is willing to call the event a supermoon nonetheless.

Rest of article and video here: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2018/01/05/super-blue-blood-moon-2018-when-where-and-how-to-see-it-this-month.html
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Post by Tryphena on Sat Jan 06 2018, 15:36

Thanks - will keep watch for this!
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Post by Jarhead on Mon Jan 08 2018, 14:22

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Post by Tryphosa on Wed Jan 31 2018, 09:31

Still going on 7:30am mt

https://www.pscp.tv/w/1LyGBRXzenkGN

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Post by Jarhead on Fri Feb 02 2018, 20:55

I only caught a smidgeon of it.  But, I did see it!
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Post by Tryphena on Sat Feb 03 2018, 06:41

Jarhead wrote:I only caught a smidgeon of it.  But, I did see it!


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