Total eclipse Lunarja called & # 39; Super Blood Moon Wolf & # 39; visible from Encinitas, California. (Reuters: Mike Blake)
Stargazers in the northern hemisphere were treated in the early hours of & # 39; morning for rare phenomenon of lunar being called "super blood wolf moon".
All Eclipse took more than three hours. The totality – when the moon completely bathed in the shadow of the World – took an hour.
By weather, celestial phenomenon can & # 39; shown by Western Europe and North and the Americas – but it does not appear from Australia.
Why the long name?
People see an increase in supermoon after skyline & # 39; downtown Los Angeles. (AP: Ringo HW Chiu)
This collection & # 39; words take meaning from convergence & # 39; Lunar events.
When the moon is full and especially near Earth, is called super moon.
This is the first one in 2019 and occurs when the full moon coincides with the point in the orbit when it is closest to Earth.
Supermoon or superbuzz?
This Lunarja eclipse occurs more than a day after the Moon is closest to Earth in & # 39; this orbit. This simply makes it & # 39; supermoon & # 39; – the third in three months – based on a loose definition for the first time created by astrologu.
But it is difficult to identify the difference between supermoon, even at its closest, regular and full moon, says Dr. Hill.
"There is a small difference, but it is not something we can see or have x & # 39; share it in the night sky.
"The 'supermoon' is just a few superbuzz," she says.
Find out more in our Beginner's Guide to the Moon.
While the full moon eclipse, it never comes completely dark, but it takes Ramdas red glow – called Blood Moon.
The red color of the blood moon is the result of & # 39; sunlight travels through the atmosphere and dust polluted Earth.
The shorter and more flexible blue light waves are scattered outside the Earth's shadow and longer, less red wavelengths to refract bend to the moon.
And since it is in January & # 39; when the wolves hungry wait outside the villages, obtained the name of the moon wolf.
Et voila! Super Moon wolf blood.
The astronomer Walter Freeman told the ABC the most special aspect was the total lunar eclipse of – the supermoon and wolf moon said were much less exciting.
"They kind of & # 39; artificial things created people," he said.
"Those two things are & # 39; normal and ordinary nature, the most exciting thing is that there is a lunar eclipse."
The moon appears to rise after the building of the State of the Empire before the eclipse. (AP: Julio Cortez)
The Moon & # 39; above the statue & # 39; Maritime prowess & # 39; before the lunar eclipse, f & # 39; Hull, England. (AP: Danny Lawson / PA)
When we see it next?
The next chance for Australians to see total lunar eclipse is the forecast for May, 2021.
Regarding & # 39; Super wolf moon of blood? Well, the world will have to wait 18 years other for that.
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