This year in particular astronomers are excited because the total lunar eclipse will be the single longest eclipse of the 21st century.
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But on July 27 late night, the Full Moon would be near its apogee, the farthest point from the Earth in its orbit around the Earth, and it would be the smallest full moon of the year. Solar eclipses are typically only seen by a small selection of the earth's population because the shadow cast by the moon is comparatively smaller than that cast by the earth.
For those outside the lunar eclipse's line of sight, the Virtual Telescope Project will be livestreaming the moon's descent into darkness beginning at 2:30 p.m. EDT.
Depending on atmospheric conditions, this could be an especially dark total lunar Eclipse. It is only four minutes shorter than the the longest possible lunar eclipse to occur on earth, according to NASA. In this case, the centre of the lunar disk aligned nearly perfectly with the centre of the Earth's shadow.
Scientists and astronomers advise that it is risky to see solar eclipse through naked eyes and it can also damage the vision.
"No special filters are required to protect your eyes like those used for solar eclipses".
An eclipse of the moon takes place only at full moon.
The full blood moon lunar eclipse will take place on July 27, 2018, so keep peeling your eyes in the starting hours of that night and 28th.During glasses, the natural satellite of the Earth will turn red because our planet exposes light from the sun, which usually appears in the bright moon, which we see in the night sky.
The shadow is actually composed of two cone-shaped parts, one nested inside the other.