(NEWS NOW) – The new year brings with it a rare celestial event called superluna "blood of a wolf" o Super Blood Wolf Moon.
According to the Independent newspaper, it is about a total lunar eclipse to be held Sunday, January 20 to January 21 and it will be visible all over the world, but more in North America.
It will be the first total moon eclipse visible in its entirety in the United States since 2010.
but, What is the Super Moon Wolf Moon?
The she-wolf of the blood is super moon Lunar eclipse that lasts 62 minutes in its entirety. when the moon travels through the shadow of the Earth and the sun; It is perfectly aligned with the second.
During the eclipse, the full moon will appear in red: result of sunlight diffused and refracted around the Earth, according to the website of Space.
In North America, the eclipse will start on January 20th at 9:36 pm ET, but it is likely that it will not be visible until 11:30 pm and ends at 12:43 pm on January 21st.
According to the specialized site, a supermoon is when the full moon is closer to the Earth in its orbit and often appear larger than usual.
The term "blood moon", although it does not fully describe it, it comes from the color of an eclipsed moon. Although the moon is probably red, the color looks more like copper than blood.
According to NASA, the color depends on the amount of dust and clouds in the atmosphere. It can also appear black, gray or brown.
is "The moon of the wolf" it is the term given to the full moon of January of each year traditionally used by Native Americans.
The eclipse will be visible without the binoculars or the telescope, but there are some tips to see it more clearly:
- Find an outdoor area where there is no direct light, such as street lamps.
- Look first into the night sky so that your eyes will adapt to the darkness.
- Then move the focus to the moon.
The eclipse will be visible in North and South America and in some parts of Western Europe.
Although the moment when the the moon is completely eclipsed will be the most interesting to see, You can also see it shine partially eclipsed.