You Can View A Lunar Eclipse Tonight!
The “celestial excitement” continues late tonight/early tomorrow morning! Post your pictures here!
If you want a science-y explanation, WIKI has a pretty thorough article…but for a quick sum-up, there will be a total lunar eclipse happening tonight. Around 1am, the Earth will begin to cover the moon. Total coverage should happen close to 2am, so it’s a bit late but should prove for some excellent pictures.
This lunar eclipse is somewhat special because it will created a “blood moon”…due to the way Earth’s atmosphere scatters light, the moon will change to a dark red color, like this:
If you stay awake tonight and take some pictures, feel free to post them here!