During these events, the moon generally appears to be 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than a typical full moon. There will be another chance to witness a lunar eclipse on July 28. But this January, moon gazers can enjoy a total lunar eclipse, a unique and mesmerizing sight. When there are two full moons in one month, it's called "blue moon". The total eclipse will last till 7.37 pm, after which the earth's shadow on moon will start retreating, turning it into a partial eclipse by 8.41 pm, after which the Moon will be fully visible once again.
For those in the Central time zone, the lunar eclipse will begin around 4:51 a.m. local time.
Christianheadlines.com reported that Rabbi Yosef Berger, the rabbi of King David's Tomb on Mont Zion told Breaking Israel News the Super Blue Blood Moon is significant with world events. citing U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement of plans to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem and recognize the city as the capital of Israel. Since this is the second full moon of the month, we refer to it as a blue moon.
Unlike the Sun's eclipse, visible from relatively small areas of the Earth, a moon's eclipse is visible from anywhere on the Earth's side that is night.
Catch the blood moon 2018 on the night of Wednesday, January 31 heading into the morning of Thursday, February 1. On the East Coast, you should take a look at 6:45 am. At the peak of daytime on the moon, it is about 100 degrees Celsius, hot enough to boil water just by leaving it out.
In India, the partial shadow on the Moon would be seen at 4.21 pm, while the complete lunar eclipse would be visible at 6.21 pm.
Johnston adds that the country's Eastern time zone will have the most trouble seeing the eclipse on January 31, which begins at 5:51 a.m. ET. It isn't until 6:48 a.m. EST that the darker piece of Earth's shadow will start to cover the moon and make the crimson tint - and the moon will set not as much as a half-hour later, as indicated by the announcement.
Blue moon is called a full moon, which happens at an unusual time, or an extra full moon within the year.
The last time a total lunar eclipse was visible in Miami was on December 21, 2010, which also happened to be the winter solstice - a rare event that hadn't happened since 1638.
A total of 85 total lunar eclipses will take place during the 21st century, and Taiwan will be able to see 63 of them.