During the total eclipse of the moon becomes as copper orange earth blocking the sun light, leading to the term blood moon.
Lovers Blue mark the 20th January on your diary, or have a reminder, for total eclipse of the lunar will be beating the sky over Metro Vancouver starting at 8: 41 that a night.
According to Gary Boyle, a columnist with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, the lunar eclipse occurs when the sun, the earth and the moon fit perfectly.
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During the total eclipse of the moon becomes as copper orange earth blocking the sun light, leading to the term blood moon. B & # 39; difference from the short solar eclipse, the solar eclipse will last a few hours.
The next lunar eclipse will be 16 & # 39; May, 2022.