Be sure to take the kiddos outside tonight to experience the super blood moon!
Tonight's moon will appear slightly bigger than usual and have a reddish hue. A super blood moon occurs when the moon is closest to the earth and coincides with a lunar eclipse, leaving the moon in Earth's shadow. This rare event hasn't happened since 1982 and won't happen again until 2033.
On the west coast, the eclipse will occur during moonrise. If the skies are clear, we’ll be able to see the moon turn a blood red sometime between 6:43pm and 8:23pm. Here's the full timeline for the west coast:
6:07pm -- the moon will begin to move into Earth’s shadow
6:43pm -- moonrise
7:11pm -- eclipse begins
7:47pm -- eclipse peaks
8:23pm -- eclipse ends
9:27pm -- moon moves out of Earth’s shadow
Hope your family enjoys witnessing this rare phenomenon!
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