Lunar Eclipse

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Lunar Eclipse

An Lunar Eclipse is when the moon passes directly behind the Earth into its shadow. Lunar eclipse occurs only when the Sun, Earth , and Moon are aligned exactly with the Earth in the middle.

Blood Moon

Blood moon is a total of four lunar eclipse in a row. During an eclipse, the moon may turn a red or coppery color as it reflects sunrises and sunsets happening around the world. Red light is better able to penetrate the atmosphere, which creates this "bloody" effect

Different Types of Eclipses

HIstory about the Lunar Eclipse

The Egyptians saw the eclipse as a saw swallowing the moon for a short time, other culture view the eclipse as the moon being swallowed by other animals, such as a jaguar in Mayan tradition, or a three legged toad in China.Same societies thought it was a demon swallowing the moon, and that they could chase it away by throwing stones and curses at it.

How often does a Lunar Eclipse occur?

A lunar eclipse occurs every two times a year. This year a lunar eclipse will occur four times in the next 18 months.