Brace Yourself For The First Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse In 150 years

It was an amazing sight in the United States on August 21, 2017, when people were treated to first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years. The sun and moon contributed to the celestial beauty on that occasion. It reminded us of our existence in the universe. If that was not enough, another stunning cosmic spectacle is already on its way. There is every reason for stargazers in America and Canada to get excited about. To take away your breaths, the first Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse to hit North America in 150 years. You might be wondering what exactly is Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse? It is actually a unique cosmic event where three different lunar events happen at one time: the supermoon, blue moon, and a lunar eclipse.

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1 Supermoon

Supermoon are when moon becomes up to 14 per cent bigger and 30 per cent brighter than a typical moon. On January 31, there will be supermoon in the United States and Canada. Supermoon means that it will be closest to earth during its elliptical orbit.


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2 Blue Moon

Blue moon is when there is a second full moon of the calendar month. It is not that its color will change to blue. The moon can also sometimes appear as reddish.

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3 Lunar Eclipse

On January 31, the earth will totally eclipse the moon. As a result, there will be a reddish glow on the moon. It is also sometimes called ‘blood moon.’

All the three cosmological events will occur at the same time to create the Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse.

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