Total Lunar Eclipse September 27, 2015 | Exploratorium





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Published on Sep 25, 2015

Whether you want to call it a “Blood Moon”, “Harvest Moon” or a “Supermoon”…the rare total Lunar Eclipse happening on September 27th hasn't happened in 32 years, and won't happen again for another 18 years.

If you are on the west coast the eclipse will begin at 7:11 p.m. PDT Sunday evening and will last one hour and 12 minutes.

Here’s something that will really blow your mind:
"That red light shining onto the Moon during an eclipse is sunlight that has skimmed and bent through Earth's atmosphere: that is, from all the sunrises and sunsets that ring the world at that moment!"

Graphics: NASA
Music: Andrew Puls


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