ScienceCast 163: A Colorful Lunar Eclipse

published 4 years ago

Colorful lunar eclipse presented by science at NASA. On Wednesday morning October 8 not long before sunrise the bright full moon over North America will turned a lovely shade of celestial read. It's a lunar eclipse. Visible from all parts of the USA. It promises to be a stunning sight even from the most light polluted cities says NASA's longtime eclipse expert Fred aspen act. I encourage everyone especially families with curious children to go out and enjoy the event. From the east coast of North America totality begins at 625 A. M. eastern. The moon will be hanging low over the western horizon probably swollen by the famous moon illusion into a seemingly giant red orb briefly visible before daybreak. West co ...

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