Don't forget to check out Saturday's blood moon

April 3, 2015 8:22 PM

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Don't forget to check out Saturday's blood moon

No binoculars are needed to see Saturday's total lunar eclipse -- just an alarm clock, some caffeine and clear skies.

As moon moves directly into the shadow, its face will begin to glow a dim red -- Earth's atmosphere having filtered out the blue wavelengths of the sun's rays. For this reason, a full lunar eclipse is sometimes called a "blood moon."

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