Where are the best places to see the upcoming 'blood moon'?

Astronomer Says That The 'Blood Moon' Total Lunar Eclipse On July 27-28 Will Be The Longest This Cen

A lunar eclipse, commonly referred to as a "blood moon", graces the night sky. So you should have a chance to see the Strawberry Moon peaking between the clouds that will be hanging around for the next few days.

Okay, but even if the end were nigh, the eclipse aspect of this event will only be seen from the eastern hemisphere; I'm not really sure how omens work, but seems like we're safe this time. The strawberry moon happens in June, when strawberries are ripe for picking.

The Strawberry Moon-a North American nickname for June's full moon-owes its fruit-inspired moniker to the Algonquin tribes of Native Americans, as it appears at the time of year when they would harvest strawberries. Europe and Africa will witness the eclipse during the evening hours.

It's always exciting to watch a total lunar eclipse in the sky, especially when it is projected to be the longest one in your lifetime. The greatest eclipse will occur at 8.22 p.m. UTC (4.22 p.m. ET), EarthSky reported.

This NASA chart by eclipse expert Fred Espenak shows details and visibility projections for this "blood moon" eclipse.

The so-called "super blood blue" moon early this year.

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Saturn is now at opposition, meaning it and the sun are at opposite sides of Earth.

While the brightest on the last day of July, Mars will be very bright for a 17 day stretch between July 21 to August 6. The initial phase of the eclipse will be visible in New Zealand before its final stage is seen in parts of South America.

The entire event, from start to finish, will last around four hours. This will be the fourth of five eclipses this year and the second of the lunar variety. "That [the middle] gets a longer-duration eclipse", he said.

According to Earth Sky, for an eclipse to last as long as this one, the moon has to pass through the center of the Earth's shadow where it is the widest.

Lunar apogee is the moon's farthest orbital point from Earth making it appear particularly small and distant.

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