"During the totality of a lunar eclipse like this one, you actually still get to see the surface of the moon because you get this reflected red light which gives it that blood-red color". Speaking of color, the January 31st full moon is the second of the month, which by current interpretation makes it a Blue Moon.
Where can I see the super blue blood moon?
Supermoons, which occur when the moon is full at the same time it is at its closest approach to the Earth, appear 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than normal full moons. The more commonly known one refers to two full moons in one month.
If that crossing corresponds to a full moon, the moon will pass into the earth's shadow, resulting in a total lunar eclipse.
Todd Bush took this photograph of the last Supermoon on December 4, 2017 that was setting directly over Beech Mountain's 5506' summit A Supermoon occurs when the moon is closest to Earth in its elliptical orbit during full or new moon.
NASA says those in the eastern part of the USA will have just a half an hour, starting at 6:45 a.m., to see the phenomenon before the moon sets at 7:15 a.m. on the 31st. When this happens, as it will on January 31, the event is commonly referred to as a "blue" moon. Think of it as moon "wobble" that results in the moon getting even closer and giving us a really big super moon.
The term "blue moon" is also far from scientific and has had suffered some quarrels over its definition.
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Robert Astalos, professor of physics, encourages the campus and community to view the full lunar eclipse on January 31. So, here's a breakdown of what is going on and what you can expect to see here in CNY. The umbra is the dark inner part, where the orb of the Earth completely blocks the sun from view.
I have witnessed total lunar eclipses under these types of conditions before and they are hard.
A guide to the total lunar eclipse.
"Lunar eclipses are much more common, of course, than solar eclipses, such as we saw last August", Pierce said.
A full moon always lies opposite the sun in the sky, so it rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It will start at 2:51 a.m. and end at 8:08 a.m. PT.
The moon will be visible in large parts of USA, northeastern Europe, Russia, Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Pacific and Australia. Because that light is streaming along the Earth's edge at a very shallow angle, the greens and blues are scattered away, leaving only reds and oranges to spill into the shadow cone. The viewing will be at the Bell Tower from 3:30 a.m.to 6 a.m. "Tides that happen when the moon is full and near perigee [occur] about three to four times per year", said Mark Breen, senior meteorologist at the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium.