The blood Moon and the great opposition of Mars will be in late July
The longest lunar Eclipse of the XXI century can be observed in the night from 27 to 28 July. In addition, throughout the nights in the sky will Shine brightly Mars.
At 22:30 on July 27, the Moon completely enters the Earth’s shadow and will turn a crimson color.
When the sun’s rays fall into the planet’s atmosphere, blue visible spectrum of solar radiation is scattered and the red passes through and penetrates the cone of shadow of Earth.
The result of the earth’s shadow turns red, and caught in it the Moon turns crimson.
In addition, throughout the nights in the sky will Shine brightly Mars. This is another unusual event — the great opposition of Mars, which occurs every 15 years. The red planet will be at a minimum distance from the Ground, came close to the moon.
Watch out for these two unique events are best away from the big cities as smog and smoke can completely obscure the moon during the total phase of the Eclipse, and even bright red Mars will not be visible.
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