Blood moon rises but clouds spoil party for many

Eclipse 2018 Blood Moon NASA video

It was the smallest full moon of the year so took more time to pass through the earth's dark shadow and lasted for one hour and 43 minutes.

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The longest lunar eclipse of the 21st Century is taking place live across the globe right now, Blood Moon Live video streaming in this article below. It should not be considered an invitation to satanic sex rituals of humans or horses.

The next lunar eclipse of such length will happen in 2123.

The UAE marked the occasion with a series of functions across the country, including the capital Abu Dhabi, that featured lectures on eclipses and visible planets that can be seen at this time of year.

Check this page closer to 3 p.m. Friday for a look at how the world is viewing the lunar eclipse. The peak of the eclipse will occur at 9.22 p.m.

In the United Kingdom, where the weather allowed, the Moon could be seen to turn red - fully eclipsed by Earth - from when it rose at 9 till 10.15 pm.

A series of events have been planned in the city to mark the two rare celestial events - total lunar eclipse and Mars nearing earth on Friday.

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The eclipse will not be visible to residents of the USA as by the time the moon rises at night in the U.S., it will have already completed its journey through Earth's shadow, or Umbra.

In addition, the event will also be visible in parts of South-America, parts of Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia.

Even though we can't watch it in person, there will be plenty of live streams online to catch a glimpse of the lunar eclipse. You don't need a telescope to watch a total lunar eclipse, at least NASA believes that. Furthermore, the Moon will be at apogee - farthest from the Earth in its orbit, on July 27 and will be moving at a slower speed in its orbit. Curiosity and awe have greeted a complete lunar eclipse, the longest one of this century and visible in much of the world.

A total eclipse will start at 1:00 am (July 28).

Astronomy enthusiasts in Bern might have seen this view over the Church of the Holy Spirit as the sun, Earth and moon aligned with each other.

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