Lunar Eclipse Explained In Great Detail By NatGeo

Lunar Eclipse

The notorious “blood moon,” some ancient cultures regarded a total lunar eclipse as an ominous event. Today, this celestial phenomenon generates enthusiasm and excitement. Unlike a solar eclipse, which may need travel to see, total lunar eclipses can often be seen from the entire nighttime-half of the Earth. Learn what the reason behind a lunar eclipse and how it gets its crimson coloring.