What time is the blood moon? Will thunderstorms stop you seeing it?

What time is the blood moon? Will thunderstorms stop you seeing it?

What time is the blood moon? Will thunderstorms stop you seeing it?

The eclipse will be visible from most of Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and parts of Africa and South America.

The moon slowly moved out of the earth's shadow at about 10.15pm and returned to its normal colour.

However, the partial eclipse will be visible for nearly four hours.

At about 8.30pm the earth began to pass between the setting sun and the moon casting its shadow across the surface.

North America will nearly completely miss out on the blood moon. The next supermoon total lunar eclipse won't be until January 21, 2019, but today's historic eclipse will be "super" in its own right, as it will be the longest total lunar eclipse of the century.

A full moon rises behind the Temple of Poseidon before a lunar eclipse in Cape Sounion, near Athens, Greece, July 27.

There's going to be quite a show going on in Space on Friday night as a total lunar eclipse and Mars get together in the night sky.

Astronomy enthusiasts prepare their telescopes to see the lunar eclipse at Marina South Pier in Singapore July 28, 2018. The next lunar eclipse of such a length is due in 2123.

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When the three celestial bodies are perfectly lined up, however, the Earth's atmosphere scatters blue light from the sun while refracting or bending red light onto the moon, usually giving it a rosy blush.

On the same day as the eclipse, the planet Mars will be at its brightest as it travels close to Earth. If you want to watch online the lunar eclipse live stream, just read on for the stream and everything you need to know about the phenomenon.

Around the world, stargazers and keen photographers made the most of the chance to capture the blood moon against stunning and historic backdrops. Totality will continue for 1 hour and 43 minutes, with the Moon taking on a deep red-orange color during that time.

It depends partly on "how cloudy or transparent those parts of the Earth's atmosphere are which enable sunlight to reach the moon", he said.

Slooh will broadcast the entire lunar eclipse on its YouTube channel, which should go live at 1:00 p.m. EDT (17:00 UT). The eclipse will already have started by the time the Moon rises over the United Kingdom and Western Europe.

The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century will take place this week, on Thursday, June 26 into Friday, June 27.

The red planet will appear brighter and bigger than usual.

If you're in North America and want to watch the lunar eclipse, you still can.

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