The second and remaining complete lunar eclipse of the 12 months graced the skies in some components of the world Tuesday. The subsequent one is not till 2025.
WHERE IT WAS SEEN: The place skies had been clear, the eclipse was seen all through North America within the predawn hours, with prime viewing within the West, and throughout components of East Asia, Australia and the remainder of the Pacific after sundown.
HOW LONG IT LASTED: The whole part of the eclipse lasted about 1 1/2 hours. The entire present took about six hours from begin to end.
WHY IT HAPPENS: A complete eclipse happens when the solar, Earth and moon line up completely, casting Earth’s shadow on the moon. The reddish-orange shade is the results of daylight scattering off Earth’s environment.
NEXT ONE: The subsequent complete lunar eclipse is in March 2025 however there might be be loads of partial eclipses within the meantime.
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