Astronomy enthusiasts, this one’s for you! The longest lunar eclipse of this century is happening across Friday night and Saturday morning!
People in Lebanon will be able to enjoy this rare celestial phenomenon for a record-breaking 1 hour and 43 minutes! The moon will appear blood red as it will be completely eclipsed by the Earth starting 8:14 PM on Friday.
A blue moon is when two full moons happen in the same month. Lunar eclipses happen when the moon passes behind the Earth into its shadow. The Blood Moon occurs when the moon is passing between the Earth and the sun.
On this day, some parts of the world witnessed these three phenomena happen all at once! It definitely is a great year for people who enjoy astronomy!