‘Super blood wolf moon eclipse’ worth howling about if weather clears

‘Super blood wolf moon eclipse’ worth howling about if weather clears

The super blood wolf moon eclipse will occur at 12:12 a.m. ET on January 21, but you'll be able to watch the moon turn from white to orange in the hours beforehand.

At just before midnight, every child below the age of 99 ... and, yes, there are other "older children" like me ... will be able to watch a total lunar eclipse. As the light passes through the atmosphere it gets bent toward the moon.

The blood moon comes overnight. And you'll see that nice red color as the moon goes into the total eclipse. That mean that when the moon is at its closest point to Earth - known as the perigee - it can appear up to 17 percent larger than it does at the farthest point in its orbit.

"This one is particularly good", said Rice University astrophysicist Patrick Hartigan. He plans to attend an eclipse party at Hallock State Park Preserve on New York's Long Island. "It's about an hour".

The eclipse is expected to last a total of five hours and 12 minutes, with the total eclipse lasting for an hour and two minutes.

According to NASA, if the skies are clear the eclipse will be visible across North America, South America, Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, Britain, Norway, Sweden, Portugal, France and Spain.

As many as 2.8 billion people may see this weekend's eclipse from the Western Hemisphere, Europe, West Africa and northernmost Russian Federation, according to Space.com.

And no, you do not need to re-read the last sentence: India is out of luck this time around.

The eclipse is also being called as a "Super Blood Wolf Moon", and will start at 7.34 pm Pacific Standard Time on January 20, which converts to 9:00 am IST (January 21).

What's the best way to view the super blood wolf eclipse?

On the evening of Sunday, January 20, the most stunning celestial light show over the continental USA will actually be a shadow-the Earth's, in fact, sweeping across the nearside of the moon in a total lunar eclipse.

CBN News previously reported about Pastor John Hagee, author of the 2014 best-selling book Four Blood Moons, and his belief that throughout history blood moons have been a sign from God to the world that something big is about to happen.

The fact that it will be a super moon is because the moon's perigree, or closest approach, technically occurs at 2:59 p.m. Monday, when it's only 222,042 miles away.

As for the full-moon supermoon, the one visible this weekend will be the first of three this year.



Related Posts

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin urges senators to ease Russian Federation sanctions
If Tuesday's tallies are any indication, they will be just short — 57 senators voted in support of proceeding to the resolution. Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the House, introduced a similar resolution of disapproval in that chamber on Tuesday.

I belong in top-level football, says Jose Mourinho
Well, in summary, very positively and the 31-year-old seems to be describing the very same United that he once played for under Sir Alex Ferguson.

UK's Prince Philip 'shocked and shaken' after auto crash
It is likely the prince was travelling with a protection officer, a standard security procedure for Britain's senior royals. Speaking to The Sun , Cambridge law graduate Warne described the moment he helped free the Duke: "He [Philip] wasn't rude".

Leeds United sign Spanish goalkeeper Kiko Casilla from Real Madrid
The 32-year-old arrives at Elland Road with one Spanish global cap to his name along with three Champions League winners' medals. The 32-year-old has been in talks with United for the last week and has now joined the club until the summer of 2023.

Australian Open: Serena blitzes Bouchard to reach third round
I mean, Rafa has to be the number one favourite, I don't care how he feels, before the French. The 37-year-old Williams called the romper "a Serena-tard".

Man Arrested Over Brutal Murder Of Aiia Maasarwe
Ms Maasarwe was having a conversation with her sister when she was attacked on her way home from a comedy club, Mr Stamper said. Police described the attack as " opportunistic " and " absolutely horrific ".

China might just have grown the first plant ever on the moon
With the ability to grow edible plants, astronauts could grow and harvest their own food, enabling long-term habitation. The seeds and eggs were kept dormant until their lunar arrival, after which time they were watered by the lander.

India vs Australia: Can Virat Kohli create history and clinch ODI series?
VIrat Kohli-led Team India to face Australia for the third and final ODI in Melbourne on Friday. In the ODI series, India have been made to work hard by a depleted but spirited Australia .

Yankees Rumors: Manny Machado gets 7-year, $175M offer from White Sox
Other reports refute those figures, saying the White Sox have only offered seven years for no more than $30 million per season. With the Sox offer to Machado at a reported $175 million, the front office would be wise to not bid against themselves.

Total lunar eclipse meets supermoon Sunday night
If you want to see this phenomenon, make sure you wrap up very warm, as temperatures of -2C at sea and -6C inland are expected. We get two to five supermoons every year, while the gap between blood moons is anywhere from six months to about three years.

© 2015 ExpressNewsline. All Rights reserved.