On April 14, the first blood moon of the tetrad will occur. What is a blood moon, why does it happen, and how can you see it? Trace explains everything you need to know about this rare lunar event.
The Science Behind the “Blood Moon Tetrad” and Why Lunar Eclipses Don’t Mean the End of the World
” By now, you may have already heard the latest tale of gloom and doom surrounding the upcoming series of lunar eclipses.”
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Total lunar eclipse on April 14-15: What is a ‘blood moon’?
“On April 14, at 10:58 p.m. PDT, the moon will move into Earth’s shadow. The full lunar eclipse — when the entirety of the moon is shaded by Earth — begins just over an hour later at 12:07 a.m. and lasts until 1:25 a.m. PDT.”
Blood moon eclipse on April 15 is a special event
“Sky watchers are getting ready for an evening of special viewing when a total lunar eclipse arrives just after midnight on April 15.”
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