Blood Moon

bronzeallspice

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Here's how the moon will look for those who are able to see the total lunar eclipse.

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Worth taking pictures.
 

william webster

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it says North and South Americas will be able to see the entire eclipse.
That should include us.....

2am Tuesday morning then again in October
 

william webster

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????? No reports from 2am viewing.

I would thought from prostate afflicted member of the forum might have stumbled on to a sighting:disappoin
 

AlterEgo

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The sky was eerily bright last night here on the south coast at the beach. Not a cloud in the sky, and the sky was whitish blue, absolutely beautiful. I wonder if anything will be visible here - but I won't be up at 2.30 to look for it!
 

william webster

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from 1am until 3:40am you'll be able to watch and get the answer

please report back in the morning - bright/early !!
 

bronzeallspice

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If its an eclipse, then how come its red, shouldn't the moon disappear? Or it will it be red, and then disappear with the eclipse?

This is a lunar eclipse, not a solar eclipse. The Earth is between the Sun and the Moon. The Moon
falls under Earth's shadow.


A total lunar eclipse happens when the moon passes completely into the shadow of the Earth, taking on a reddish color, which has come to be called a “blood moon.” The red color occurs because even when the Earth moves directly between the moon and the sun, filtered sunlight still shines through Earth’s atmosphere, making the moon appear red.


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Now look what happens during a solar eclipse, the Moon is between the Earth and the Sun

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william webster

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Bronzey, you are all over this----- good going.

My jardinero is a big believer in the moon's impact on plant life.
I told him about it - he set his alarm on the spot to get up at 2 to see it
 

LTSteve

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Blood Moon, uh oh look out for vampires and zombies. This is the perfect conditions for them to appear.

LTSteve
 

Olly

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It was great and on time -03:06 exactly as predicted the Moon went orange not blood red. There was some cloud hear but it was a fantastic sight.
DR is in fact right on the edge of the complete eclipse and sure enough on edge of the moon was brighter than the other.

Great sight! Next one is October!

Olly and the Team