If you’ve been feeling a strong urge to howl lately, there’s a reason why: A full “blood moon” is coming Oct. 8. Just check out the NASA video above.
All werewolf jokes aside, the total lunar eclipse will be the second — and final — “blood moon” of the year. It will be visible in the United States and Canada early Wednesday morning, with better viewing for those in the western part of the continent, as indicated in the map below.
The full eclipse will start at 6:25 a.m. EDT and last until 7:24 a.m, according to NASA.
Full lunar eclipses are often called “blood moons” because of the reddish tint they adopt as sunsets and sunrises seen from Earth reflect onto the surface of the moon.
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SOURCE: The Huffington Post