Look up Sunday to see Blood Moon eclipse
This Sunday May 15, the longest total lunar eclipse for Canadians in 15 years will occur, turning the moon a spookishly bloody red.
Starting in the late night on Sunday and continuing into the very early morning on Monday, the moon will undergo a 5 hour and 20 minute transformation to create a Blood Moon.
A total lunar eclipse happens when the Earth, sun and moon are all perfectly aligned. The Earth blocks the sun casting a shadow on the face of the moon
The moon will turn a dark "blood red" during the eclipse when it passes through the Earth's umbra (the fullest part of the shadow). A small portion of light from the planet's sunrises and sunsets will turn the otherwise white space rock a very mysterious red. …
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