The world will on July 27 experience blood moon - a spectacular total lunar eclipse. The eclipse is predicted to last a record-breaking 1 hour 43 minutes. A total lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes through the Earth's innermost shadow. When this happens, the moon turns rusty orange or deep red, earning the nickname blood moon.
A Guide to the Longest Full Eclipse of the Moon This Century
The Conversation Africa, 26 July 2018
On July 27th, 2018 most of the world will be treated to an extraordinary evening of activity in the sky. First, there will be a total lunar eclipse and although uncommon, this one… Read more »
You Can't Miss Out On Looking Up Nairobi Sky Tonight At 10:30pm
Nairobi News, 27 July 2018
Nairobians will be among the few sky watchers who will have the opportunity to witness a total lunar eclipse on Friday night. Read more »
Nigeria to Experience Longest Total Lunar Eclipse Friday - Scientist
Premium Times, 26 July 2018
Nigeria will on Friday night experience a spectacular total lunar eclipse, which will last for one hour, a professor, Augustine Ubachukwu, has said. Read more »
'Nigerians Can See Blood Moon Tomorrow From 6:44pm to 9:21pm'
Guardian, 26 July 2018
Tomorrow, Friday July 27, 2018, is a going to be a great day. Read more »
'Blood Moon' to Grace Nigerian Skies On July 27
Guardian, 5 July 2018
Nigeria and most other parts of the world will on July 27, 2018 experience blood moon- a spectacular total lunar eclipse. Read more »
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