Washington, Apr 16 ANI | 7 months ago

If you missed your chance to witness the "blood moon" grace the sky, you're in luck, as scientists have revealed that he moon will glow red three more times in the next 18 months.


It's all part of a lunar eclipse "tetrad": a series of four consecutive total lunar eclipses that happen at about six-month intervals, ABC News reported.

The next one is due Oct. 8, followed by blood moons April 4, 2015, and Sept. 28, 2015, according to NASA.

There will be a total lunar eclipse on those dates, when the moon passes into the Earth's shadow, and the moon will begin to appear bright orange or red because of the way sunlight bends through the Earth's atmosphere. The sunset hue lasts up to an hour.

(Posted on 16-04-2014)

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