Here’s the weather forecast during Sunday’s ‘super moon’ lunar eclipse over Carolinas

Here’s the weather forecast during Sunday’s ‘super moon’ lunar eclipse over Carolinas

Here’s the weather forecast during Sunday’s ‘super moon’ lunar eclipse over Carolinas

All of which is to say that what you're getting is a SUPER BLOOD WOLF MOON, which sounds much cooler than "total lunar eclipse", just saying.

North and South America will get the best view of the super "blood moon", as it's known, but Europeans and Africans will also be able to watch (weather permitting).

Perhaps the most noteworthy heading is "Super Moon", a full or new moon that's within 90 percent of its closest approach to the Earth.

Christian conspiracy theorists are claiming that as result of the spectacular lunar display, Christ will appear on Earth and herald in the end of days.

The whole eclipse starts Sunday night or early Monday, depending on location, and will take about three hours.

During a total lunar eclipse, the Moon can turn an orangey red.

What is a blood moon?

While binoculars are nice, people can enjoy watching the lunar eclipse with the naked eye, and - unlike during a solar eclipse - no additional protection is needed, Sullivan said.

"Wolf Moon" - a Native American term used to describe the first full moon of the year.

Orlando's Sunday evening forecast calls for clear skies, although it will be chilly with temperatures dropping to 38 degrees with a 15-25 miles per hour wind.


In the Eastern US, the Moon will be even higher, from south Florida it will be nearly directly overhead at mid-totality and from NY at mid-eclipse the Moon will be 70-degrees high. As the Moon is so close to Earth, it appears larger in the sky than usual.

"When that happens with the lunar eclipse, you could say that the lunar eclipse is the collective of sunrises and sunsets happening all around the world at that particular moment in time".

How long will the total lunar eclipse last?

Stargazers will be in for a treat on Sunday night, when the total lunar eclipse and super moon will light up the sky over Metro Vancouver.

The red-tinted moon will again reach full eclipse at about 12:12 p.m. EST (9:12 p.m. PST) - when it is in the very middle of the umbra.

During totality, the moon will look red because of sunlight scattering off Earth's atmosphere. A Wolf Moon is the name given to the first full moon in January. Instead of reflecting sunlight as the Moon would have done at any other point, the Earth casts a shadow on the satellite. "So that's what gives it the red color, and that's why people refer to it as a blood moon now".

The viewing in front of Union Station begins at 9 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

By 10:33 p.m. ET, you should see Earth's shadow start to move across the surface of the moon, growing larger and larger and larger until it completely covers it up. Eastern Standard Time, or shortly past 7:30 p.m.

"The wolf part of it is related to the mythology around a full moon during January".

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