Total lunar eclipse: How to watch Sunday's rare "super flower blood moon"
A spectacular full moon will grace the night sky on Sunday night. It marks not only a supermoon, but also a blood moon — thanks to a lunar eclipse.
The last total lunar eclipse occurred a year ago, on May 26, 2021. If the weather is clear, millions of skywatchers in the Americas, Europe and Africa will be able to view the total lunar eclipse on the night of May 15-16.
What is a blood moon?
According to NASA, a blood moon occurs during a total lunar eclipse, when the Earth is positioned directly between the moon and the sun, hiding the moon from sunlight.
During totality, the moon will be a faint, reddish glow, as red wavelengths of sunlight filter through our planet's atmosphere onto the moon's surface. At …
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