MARS OPPOSITION FULL MOON and ECLIPSE

MARS OPPOSITION . FULL MOON and ECLIPSE .  In the Martian opposition, on the 27th, Mars is aligned with the Sun with Earth right in the middle. This alignment causes Mars to be very close to us, and to rise in the east just as the sun sets, and then remain out all night long. Friday night … Continue reading MARS OPPOSITION FULL MOON and ECLIPSE

ECLIPSE & BLOOD MOON JULY 27, 2018

Lunar eclipses occur when Earth’s shadow blocks the sun’s light, which otherwise reflects off the moon. There are three types — total, partial and penumbral — with the most dramatic being a total lunar eclipse, in which Earth’s shadow completely covers the moon. The next lunar eclipse will be a total lunar eclipse on July 27, … Continue reading ECLIPSE & BLOOD MOON JULY 27, 2018