The moon will turn blood red in Canberra early on Saturday morning

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The world will see the longest lunar eclipse in a century over the night of July 27, and the early hours of July 28.

The sun, Earth and moon will line up and our planet will cast a reddish shadow onto our lunar buddy.

This particular eclipse will be the longest because it's happening at the same time the moon hits its apogee, which is the farthest point from Earth in the moon's orbit, according to EarthSky. Partial eclipses will precede and succeed the total eclipse, meaning that from start to finish, the moon will spend almost four hours travelling behind Earth.

Lunar fans across the United Kingdom will be able to catch a glimpse of the spectacular event during which the moon's surface is stained red.

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The eclipse will be visible in South Africa from 20h24 and then from 21h30 to 23h13.

Canberrans won't be able to catch the whole show, however, because the moon will set before the total eclipse finishes. That's because when Earth's shadow falls on the moon, instead of going dark, our satellite transforms into what is commonly called a 'blood moon.' Though regarded as a bad omen by some, there is a perfectly logical scientific explanation for the spooky color.

"If you were on the Moon, you would see a total solar eclipse as the Earth would be blocking the Sun".

Central and Eastern Africa: The entire eclipse will be visible in Central and Eastern Africa, with totality beginning in major cities like Cairo and Nairobi at 9:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. local time, respectively.

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This month, Mars will be at its closest to Earth since 2003.

Although it won't look almost as large as the blood moon, Mars will be its largest in size if you're looking through a telescope and close to its maximum brightness in our sky.

"You get a true sense of the solar system moving - and that in itself is a really dramatic experience". But it's time to take out those cameras again because, guess what, the Moon's coming back in red. The moon, closest to the centre of the shadow, will showcase the maximum eclipse at 1:51 am.

"Dundee Law will probably be the best place to watch the lunar eclipse.At moonrise, you will be able to see the start from the east, looking towards Broughty Ferry".

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