WHAT IS LUNAR ECLIPSE?
A lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes directly behind Earth and into its shadow. This can occur only when the Sun, Earth, and Moon are exactly or very closely aligned, with Earth between the other two. A lunar eclipse can occur only on the night of a full moon. The type and length of a lunar eclipse depend on the Moon’s proximity to either node of its orbit During a total lunar eclipse, Earth completely blocks direct sunlight from reaching the Moon. The only light reflected from the lunar surface has been refracted by Earth’s atmosphere.
WHEN IS LUNAR ECLIPSE 2019 NEW YEAR
A total lunar eclipse will begin on Sunday 20 at 11:41 p.m. (EST)Eastern Standard Time, and can be seen for more than an hour until 12:43 a.m. on Monday the 21st.Well it is no less than a wonder than we can see of nature where all the three moon and sun and earth align at specific for making this beautiful view, which can be enjoyed with your eyes barely not even smartphone could capture that much beauty of nature after all.
Moonrise is at 5:28 p.m. in Boston on Jan. 20 and 5:35 p.m. in Springfield, Massachusetts, so the moon will be well above the horizon and should be easy to see wherever you are, but afcourse of the weather permits then only.
WHAT IS BLOOD MOON AND WOLF MOON
THIS IS THE PHENOMENON WHER THE SUN’S RAYS ARE FILTERED BY THE MOON AND IS REFLECTED BY THE EARTH’S ATMOSPHERE TO GIVE THIS RED COLOR CALLED AS BLOOD MOON.
It is called as wolf moon because it is the first full moon of january and is named after howling wolves which has its roots in the Anglo saxton-Lunar calendar.