Blood Moon Live Stream: Watch The Total Lunar Eclipse Rise Over The Pacific Ocean

April 3, 2015 10:40 PM

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Blood Moon Live Stream: Watch The Total Lunar Eclipse Rise Over The Pacific Ocean

If you're looking for an easy and exciting astronomy event, look no further than Saturday's total lunar eclipse. The "blood moon" will rise over the Pacific Ocean early Saturday morning and you only need to be in the right place for maximum enjoyment. If you're too far east to experience the event, Slooh will have a total lunar eclipse live stream that begins at 6 a.m. EDT (3 a.m. PDT). NASA and a whole host of observatories also will have total lunar eclipse broadcasts.

A total lunar eclipse happens when the sun, Earth and the moon are aligned. The moon passes into the Earth's shadow and the sun's light is beamed onto it to create the "blood moon" effect. The Earth's atmosphere eliminates the blue light, which creates the red-copper color, NASA explains. The event ...

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