Total lunar eclipse: Super Wolf Blood Moon visible in the Netherlands

Total lunar eclipse: Super Wolf Blood Moon visible in the Netherlands

Total lunar eclipse: Super Wolf Blood Moon visible in the Netherlands

On Jan. 20 or 21 (depending on where you are in the country), Canada will be treated to a total lunar eclipse.

The information was contained in a statement issued to NAN by Dr Felix Alle, the Head, Media and Public Communications of the agency in Abuja.

Take that away and you've got a super blood moon, which is a total lunar eclipse that happens at "perigee syzygy".

With the "blood moon" part of the eclipse, Brian Murphy, director of Indiana's Holcomb Observatory & Planetarium and Butler University professor said although the moon is in Earth's shadow, some sunlight still reaches the moon.

In recent years, a number of blood moons have captured global attention, causing some to speculate about a possible connection to prophecy and the End Times.

"The total duration of the occurrence over Nigeria will be three hours and 15 minutes".

A lunar eclipse dips down behind the Wheeler Town Clock in Manitou Springs, Colo. early Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014.

Weather permitting, the entirety of North and South America will be able to witness the Earth cast its shadow upon the moon. "However, our telescopes magnify the moon 100 times which will provide spectacular detail as the Earth, Moon and Sun line up to create a total eclipse".

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On the evening of Sunday, January 20, the most stunning celestial light show over the continental USA will actually be a shadow-the Earth's, in fact, sweeping across the nearside of the moon in a total lunar eclipse.

"During totality, which will last 62 minutes, the moon will appear to glow like an eerie ball - which to the eye, and especially in binoculars and small telescopes - will appear nearly three dimensional", Joe Rao, an instructor at New York's Hayden Planetarium, wrote in a Space.com column. It will be easiest to see during the two weeks after 2019's Super Snow Moon.

The "Wolf Moon" comes from American folklore about the names given to each month's full moon.

Stargazers across Northern Ireland will be in for a treat next week, as a rare form of lunar eclipse will be visible in our skies - a "Wolf Blood Super Moon".

First contact with the Earth's shadow is at 6:36 p.m.

The final label, "wolf", references the time of year for the moon, according to Brothers. The super blood wolf moon won't get you, and Florida's weather outlook seems like you won't get rained out.

So far, it looks like the weather New England will be experiencing will impact visibility of the eclipse in the region. The eclipse will not be visible to people in India and other Asian countries. You can safely look at the blood moon from anywhere skies are clear enough, unlike solar eclipses that require special eye protection in most cases.

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