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11 Facts About the September 27/ 28, 2015 Blood Moon Eclipse

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On September 28, 2015, a rare Total Lunar Eclipse of a Super Full Moon will be visible from most of North America, South America, Europe, West Asia and parts of Africa. Here are 11 facts you should know about this eclipse.
Different stages of a Total Lunar Eclipse.©bigstockphoto.com/alexeys
Animation: Next eclipse in your city 1. A Rare Eclipse of a Supermoon The full Moon of September 27/28 is a Supermoon – the Moon will be closest to the Earth. or at its perigee, as it turns into a full Moon. A rising Super Full Moon can look larger and brighter to spectators on Earth. Total eclipses of Super Full Moons are rare. According to NASA, they have only occurred 5 times in the 1900s – in1910192819461964 and 1982. After the September 27/ 28, 2015 Total Lunar Eclipse, a Supermoon eclipse will not happen again for another 18 years, until October 8, 2033. 2. People in the US Will Get Front Row Seats People in eastern and central areas of the United States and Canada will have some of the