In a rare phenomenon: The moon turns to red color in a total lunar eclipse!
this evening ,in the sky of the northern half of earth , an amazing and rare phenomenon will occurs , when the moon will turn from it’s usual gray color to the orange color and red for an hour and 41 minutes!!
This rare phenomenon will appears clearly to the population of the northern half of the earth, including whole the Arab world , and it’s peak will be at eight o’clock and 12 minutes UTC.
that to take into your consederation that the moon will enter the beginning of this eclipse before this timing with about three hours.
why the total eclipse happens?
This amazing phenomenon occurs when the earth goes between the sun and the moon, so the earth will block the direct sun rays to reach the moon and the earth will fall it’s shadow on the moon, and as the moon moves more in the shadow area that earth make , the moon color that we see will change to orange color then to dark red color!
Why the moon rehearse to red or orange?
It is true that the earth blocks direct sunlight from the moon, but the sun rays reach the moon through crossing of the parties of our atmosphere, and when the sun rays pass through the Parties of the Earth’s atmosphere, it lose some degrees of the blue light and the reminder colors will be red and orange , so the moon shiny with these colors when it Down on it!
This great video from NASA shows how this phenomenon occurs:
In contrast to the solar eclipse phenomenon , there is no risk to view this phenomenon with your naked eyes.
Schedule of the lunar eclipse:
Here’s the schedule of what happens today, UTC:
- The phase of the beginning of the eclipse will begin at 17 and 24minute , 34 seconds.
- The partial phase begins at 18 and 22 minutes ,56 seconds.
- the college phase begins at 19 and 22 minutes and 30 seconds.
- The peak phase and Summit of the phenomenon will be at 20 and 12 minutes , 37 seconds.
- End Phase college begins at 21 minutes and 42 seconds.
- End of the partial phase begins at 22 minutes and 15 seconds.
- The end of the eclipse begins at 23 and 45 seconds.
With the observation into account differences in timing depending on your country.
the Complete scene of the eclipse will appears to those in the East North Africa, East Africa and Central Asia, and the Monitors in South America and West Africa and Europe will lose the scene of the beginning stages of the total eclipse as the position of each of them, and the Monitors from East Asia will lose the final phases of total eclipse.
watch the eclipse through computer screen!
Those who can’t see the phenomenon in places that will not occur, or who has the gray skies you can monitor the phenomenon directly through your computer screen through the Google channel on YouTube:
If the above video does not work, click here
Or you can access the following website: click here
for Android users you can download that software from Google for mobile phones: click here
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Photo Captured By: Samah Farouk - Egypt
Photos Captured By: Masrawy website - Egypt