A total lunar eclipse will be visible across the nation

This will be the last lunar eclipse for the next three years.


Don’t miss the Beaver Blood Moon lunar eclipse happening across the US.

Photo by Zoltan Tasi

The last total lunar eclipse for the next three years will be visible tonight across the US, turning the moon blood red.

On the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 8, the moon will pass through the shadow of Earth.

According to NASA, the partial eclipse (when the moon starts getting red) will begin at 3 a.m. and reach its peak at around 5 a.m.

As for its name, any full moon within the month of November is called a Beaver Moon, coinciding with the time of year beavers take shelter. This year, the eclipse is referred to as the Beaver Blood Moon.

This will also be the second and final lunar eclipse of this year. The previous eclipse of the moon happened on May 16.

You can follow the position of the moon with this eclipse map. If you’re an astrophotography aficionado, we’d love to see your pictures. Tag us on Instagram to potentially be featured in a future newsletter.

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