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Total Lunar Eclipse Came With Supermoon Bonus

'Blood moon' totality lasted an hour

(Newser) - The only total lunar eclipse this year and next came with a supermoon bonus. On Sunday night, the moon, Earth, and sun lined up to create the eclipse, which was visible throughout North and South America where skies were clear. There won't be another until the year 2021. It... More »

Sunday's 'Super Blood Wolf Moon' 2nd to Last of Century

The last of the 21st century will come in 2037

(Newser) - Do we have too many types of moons? Maybe , but get ready for this weekend's newest arrival: something called a "super blood wolf moon." Sunday's celestial event will be the only total lunar eclipse for the next couple of years—the next one after that is... More »

'Blood Moon' Visible From Just One Place in North America

Lucky Canadians...

(Newser) - The punchline is a letdown: Yes, the longest "blood moon" eclipse of the 21st century will occur Friday night, but no, North America won't have a view of it, unless you happen to be in a specific part of Newfoundland, Canada, Vox reports. National Geographic explains it just... More »

Century's Shortest Lunar Eclipse Coming Saturday

Total eclipse will last 4 minutes and 43 seconds

(Newser) - Early risers in western North America on Saturday may be rewarded with a sight of the century's shortest total eclipse. While some total eclipses can last up to an hour, sky watchers will have just four minutes and 43 seconds to take in the sight of the blood moon... More »

'Impossible' Selenelion Eclipse Happens Tomorrow

Total lunar eclipse will coincide with rising sun

(Newser) - Early risers east of the Mississippi tomorrow might be able to see something that should be impossible under the rules of celestial geometry: a rare "selenelion" eclipse in which a total eclipse of the moon can be seen at the same time as the rising sun, Space.com reports.... More »

Here's the Blood Moon You Missed

3 more total lunar eclipses are coming

(Newser) - Didn't stay up until the wee hours to catch today's blood moon ? No problem. Enjoy our photo gallery, then come back for some facts about the total lunar eclipse:
  • It was the first of a "tetrad," four such complete eclipses we'll see this year
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Get Ready for 'Blood Moon'

Total lunar eclipse takes place night of April 14

(Newser) - Sky watchers get a treat later this month in the form of a total lunar eclipse, reports Universe Today . It takes place the night of April 14—technically, things will get under way about 1:20am April 15 for the East Coast, reports USA Today . The total eclipse is the... More »

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