Category Archives: lunar eclipse

Moon Phases and Eclipses

The moon is one of the most recognizable objects that appears in our sky and it has existed and has been celebrated for thousands upon thousands of years. Revolving around the Earth, the moon shows its face every night but with each cycle, appearing a little different. This is due to the moon phases- the … Continue reading Moon Phases and Eclipses Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in astro2110, blog1, Class, lunar eclipse, moon phases, Solar Eclipse | Comments Off on Moon Phases and Eclipses

Super Blue Blood Moon Blue Snow Super Blood Blue

Or something like that. Wow! On January 31st, 3 lunar events will coincide for the first time since March of 1866 resulting in the Moon appearing bigger, redder, and also bluer? This is what cool scientists call a “Super Blue Blood Moon.” When the Moon is at its perigee, the closest point to Earth in … Continue reading Super Blue Blood Moon Blue Snow Super Blood Blue Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in astro2110, blog1, lunar eclipse, Observables, Solar System: Moons | Comments Off on Super Blue Blood Moon Blue Snow Super Blood Blue

Friday Night Spectacle

Tonight, on this February 10th, there is supposed to be a full moon, a lunar eclipse, and a comet, all of which are supposed to be visible. This month’s full moon is called the “Snow Moon.”  This name came from Native American tradition, in which the full moons of each month bore different names.  However, this full moon … Continue reading Friday Night SpectacleContinue reading Continue reading

Posted in astro2110, blog3, Class, comet, eclipse, lunar eclipse | Comments Off on Friday Night Spectacle