When Is the Next Lunar Eclipse and When Is the Next Blood Moon?


    When Is the Next Lunar Eclipse and When Is the Next Blood Moon?A red moon crossed the sky in the early hours of Friday morning– or late Thursday night depending on location– as part of a sensational near-total lunar eclipse.During the eclipse, which showed up throughout North America, practically all of our moon plunged into Earth’s shadow, darkening its bright white surface.For those who missed it because of cloud cover– or simply because it was daytime in their part of the world– there’s no requirement to worry. There are multiple lunar eclipses every year. According to TimeandDate.com, which notes eclipses for the next ten years, the next lunar eclipse will occur between May 15 and 16, 2022. It will be a total lunar eclipse.

    These are also understood as blood moons because they tend to make the moon turn red.The May 2022 lunar eclipse will show up from South America, however people in the U.S., particularly on the East Coast, should be able to see it too.Lunar eclipses take place when the Earth passes in between the moon and the sun in such a method that it obstructs the sun’s light. When we look at the moon during a lunar eclipse, the moon appears dark.The Earth does not quite obstruct all of the sun’s light, however.

    Some light is still able to reach the moon, however only after travelling through the atmosphere at the very edge of our planet.This light tends to redden as it travels through the gases that comprise our

    environment. The light then shines onto the moon, appearing to alter its color. This phenomenon is likewise why daybreaks and sunsets look red and orange.The second lunar eclipse of 2022 will happen in between November 7 and 8. It will be another overall eclipse or blood moon.It will mostly be noticeable over the Pacific Ocean, according to an eclipse map on TimeandDate.com. Individuals in North America can expect to see the eclipse too.There tend to be 2 or three lunar eclipses and solar eclipses each year.During a solar eclipse, daylight is temporarily blocked as the moon crosses in front of the sun, blocking

    its light from reaching Earth.The “total” part of a solar eclipse tends to last only a few minutes, but in this time parts of the Earth are plunged into darkness.The next solar eclipse takes location in just over

    two weeks, on December 4, according to TimeandDate.com. Skywatchers in the U.S. will have to wait longer to observe one, nevertheless. The next solar eclipse that will be visible in North America will be on October 14, 2023.< source type=" image/webp "media="( min-width: 992px)" srcset =" https://d.newsweek.com/en/full/1929652/partial-lunar-eclipse.webp?w=790&f=fa575e0afba5b91e15a871691ca27b63 1x" >

    Partial lunar eclipse
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    A partial lunar eclipse as seen from Israel in August 2017. There are typically a number of lunar eclipses every year. AFP/ Getty/Jack Guez Published at Fri, 19 Nov 2021 17:21:03 +0000


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