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Super blood moon will grace the sky later this month – SlashGear

Backyard astronomers want to look to the skies later this month to witness the “super blood moon.” The super blood moon will be visible on May 26 in parts of the…

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Backyard astronomers want to look to the skies later this month to witness the “super blood moon.” The super blood moon will be visible on May 26 in parts of the United States. The super blood moon happens when two lunar phenomena occur at the same time. We see a supermoon at the point when the moon is slightly closer to the Earth than usual in its orbital cycle, making it appear larger in the sky.
We see a blood moon when there is a total lunar eclipse giving the moon a reddish appearance. The…

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