The Countdown To 21st Century's Longest Total Lunar Eclipse Has Begun!

Saudi Arabia to witness 21st century's longest total lunar eclipse on Friday

A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes completely behind Earth and into its shadow.

For those who want to see the lunar eclipse in its full glory, Petro suggested that they should rent a boat and take it to the middle of the Indian Ocean.

If the sky stays clear on the evening / night of the 27th, the eclipse should be visible in the Netherlands and will start at around 9.30pm, around the time when the moon comes up.

Saudi Arabia to witness 21st century's longest total lunar eclipse on Friday

The moon also moves slower when it is farthest from Earth.

But why does the moon turn red?

The last lunar eclipse in 2015. Here, a partial lunar eclipse will happen near moon rise time, according to NASA.

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Providing information on the event, Director of Regional Science Centre, Prabal Roy said: "It is said to be longest Blood Moon of the century". There are two types of lunar eclipses: total lunar eclipses and partial lunar eclipses. The greatest part of the lunar eclipse happens at 51 minutes 44 seconds past midnight (IST), it added. The celestial event, where the moon will line up with the Earth and the sun, will be seen across the United Kingdom and other parts of the Eastern hemisphere.

"A blood moon is what we call a solar lunar eclipse".

The Royal Astronomical Society said that Mars and the moon will appear low in the sky for everyone in the United Kingdom, so a location with an unobstructed southeastern horizon will afford the best view.

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The good news is that the next total lunar eclipse, scheduled to occur on January 21, 2019, will be visible to all North American residents.

Short wavelengths like blue and violet bounce off the Earth, while longer wavelengths like red and orange pass through, leading the moon to glow in those colours.

Early on Saturday morning a blood moon will be visible in Australian skies. "And this blood moon, which will be the longest blood moon of this century, is happening in the 70th year of Israel being a nation", he said.

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Mars will also be part of the show because the Red Planet and sun will be on opposite sides of Earth, a phenomenon know as Mars opposition. Putting to rest all apprehensions about the risks associated with viewing the eclipse with a naked eye, Duari said, "No special filters are required to protect our eyes like those used for watching solar eclipses".

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