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Missed the Blood Moon Eclipse? Here's When the Next One Is Happening

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Missed the Blood Moon Eclipse? Here's When the Next One Is Happening

Skywatchers around the world were treated to a rare Super Blue Blood Moon today (Jan. 31). While this was the first time in over 150 years that this particular type of eclipse has happened in the U.S., Americans can look forward to another "blood moon" eclipse coming on Jan. 21, 2019. This next immediate total lunar eclipse — when the moon appears to turn red as it passes through Earth's dark inner shadow, or the umbra — will occur later this year on July 27. But that eclipse won't be visible from North America. However, much of the rest of...

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What's the US Weather Like for the Super Blue Blood Moon, Late Tonight/Tomorrow Morning?

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What's the US Weather Like for the Super Blue Blood Moon, Late Tonight/Tomorrow Morning?

A lunar eclipse will come to the skies early tomorrow morning (Jan. 31). So, here's the big question: Will you be able to see it? About two-thirds of the United States — including the East, South and Southwest — will have generally fair skies on Wednesday morning, allowing for a view of the lunar eclipse as long as the moon is in the sky. Meanwhile, cloud cover — chiefly over the north-central states as well as parts of the Far West — may hide the shady lunar drama. If the viewing conditions for your location are poor, or if you...

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