The best areas to see the eclipse include South America, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. During a total lunar eclipse, Earth blocks direct sunlight from reaching the Moon.
"The reason that the moon turns red is because atmospheric scattering causes red light to pass through the atmosphere and the composition of the atmosphere can change if volcanic eruptions or forest fires occur", Tom Kerss, an astronomer with London's Royal Observatory in Greenwich said.
Anyone who misses out on seeing Friday's lunar eclipse can be reassured knowing they will not have to wait too long for it to happen again - with the next lunar eclipse set to happen in January next year. During this rare phenomena, the Moon will turn bright red and it will be visible in India as well.
Aussies across the country set their alarms early and were treated to an unbelievable view of the rare eclipse. While the full eclipse will be over 6 hours, the total lunar eclipse 2018 will last for 1 hour and 43 minutes.
The eclipse, however, will not be visible from North America or most of the Pacific. "It is also moving slower than average because it is at its farthest point from the Earth in its elliptical orbit", NASA added in a statement online. The lunar eclipse photographed here was very unusual, because it coincided with the moon's perigee, or closest approach to Earth.
"In the middle of a lunar eclipse it can look as if a red planet has taken up residence near the Earth - they are both eerie and lovely and I'll certainly be looking out for it!"
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How often are lunar Eclipse? Earth's atmosphere bends and focuses the sun's light into a glowing, cone-shaped shadow - the umbra. By volume, about 80% of Earth's atmosphere is made of nitrogen gas, or N2, and most of the rest is oxygen gas, or O2.
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Fires are not uncommon in Greece during summers when temperatures can reach 40 degrees Celsius (104 Farenheit). In nearby Mati , the coast guard was sending a patrol boat to evacuate people trapped on a beach by the flames.
The full moon is seen during a "blood moon" eclipse over the temple of Apollo in Corinth, on July 27, 2018. The total eclipse lasts 1 hour and 43 minutes, with the entire event lasting closer to four hours.
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