A Lunar Eclipse

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What is a lunar eclipse?

A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon moves into the Earth’s shadow. This only occurs when the Sun, Earth, & Moon are exactly or very closely aligned. Earth’s shadow falls upon the surface of the Moon, dimming it and sometimes the lunar surface a striking red over the course of a few hours. 


When will it occur and where to look?

The next lunar eclipse will happen in May. 5, 2023 This event known as the lunar eclipse & its totality will be visible to North and Central America, the pacific, Asia, Australia, & New Zealand. A lunar eclipse only occurs during a full moon. The more dust or clouds in Earth’s atmosphere during the eclipse, the redder the Moon will appear. 

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The Eclipse  Why do people read meaning into it? Well the lunar eclipse is viewed in astrology & to some religions as being a deeply transformative time that can bring abrupt & sudden change. Lunar Eclipse only occurs during a full moon. You don’t need any special equipment or tools to look at a lunar eclipse, but with a telescope, & binoculars you will be able to clearly see the view and the red color.