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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Blood Moon’

Blood Moon Spotted Early Wednesday

If you were awake during the early hours of Wednesday morning, you may have had the chance to look up at the night sky to see the blood moon. Just before dawn on Wednesday, the second lunar eclipse of the year took place and was easily seen in many parts of the country. The eclipse began at 4:18 a.m. EST …

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Lunar Eclipse Gives A Full Blown Blood Moon (Photos)

In one of the most spectacular astronomical events in years, the full lunar eclipse brought out the the experts, and the novices. People gathered at spots they were certain to see this rare phenomenon and took their share of photos to prove they were there to capture the “blood moon.” Although they aren’t NASA quality, there are actually some awesome …

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Lunar Eclipse Photos of Blood Moon Dazzle the World

Unfortunately for some, dreams of gazing upon Monday night’s Blood Moon were shattered because of the weather. However, there was some compensation with the plethora of incredible shots that hit the internet during the event — and in the hours following. The moon began to change color at about 1:58 a.m. ET Tuesday as it started to sink into the …

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Moon Eclipse 2014: Blood Moon Visible Mon & Tues

The lunar eclipse scheduled to take place on April 14-15th promises to give sky watchers an unusual and even rare event. Lunar eclipses usually happen at random – you can get a total eclipse, followed by a prenumbra, then a partial and then another total – but this time – there will be four total eclipses in a row… known …

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‘Blood Moon’ Total Lunar Eclipse Will Be Visible On Tuesday

The moon is all set to turn red starting on late Monday when it aligns with the Sun and Earth, assuring a celestial spectacle for sky gazers. Astronomers claim that the total lunar eclipse will stretch into the wee hours of Tuesday. This rare astronomical phenomenon is the first of four consecutive lunar eclipses called a lunar tetrad. But according …

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Blood Moons and the End of Days Prophecy

The upcoming astronomical events known by some as a “blood moon” — not a scientific term — is interesting enough in its own right. It is a lunar eclipse phenomenon that only occasionally occurs. We talked about the mechanisms of this earlier (hint: light refraction through the Earth’s atmosphere gives the event a reddish hue). But in terms of significance, …

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Blood Moon Tetrad Begins April 15, 2014

“I watched as he opened the sixth seal. There was a great earthquake. The Sun turned black like sackcloth made of goat hair. The whole Moon turned blood red.” Just kidding. Although April 15 marks the beginning of an interesting occurrence, the phenomenon isn’t all that rare or supernatural. The tetrad, or series of four lunar eclipses spanning back-to-back years, …

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Mars, Earth, And Sun All Set To Form Cosmic Alignment Called An ‘Opposition’

A rare astronomical event that takes place about every 26 months is set to happen on Tuesday, April 8th. Dubbed an “Opposition of Mars”, this spacial phenomenon involves the alignment of Mars with the Earth every 778 days. On this day, Mars, Earth, and the sun form a straight line. Since the Earth is closer than Mars is to the …

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Lunar ‘Blood Moon’ Eclipse Expected In Mid-April

A much-anticipated astronomical event will leave sky-gazers seeing red for hours. A total lunar eclipse dubbed as a “blood moon” is expected to occur on April 15th and will be visible to most parts of the country. The first of four “blood moons” to take place over the next couple of years, astronomers say that this eclipse will begin at …

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