'Super blood wolf moon eclipse' will take place on January 20


In the past year, Super Blue Moon was featured with a red tinge which was caused through the shadow of Earth by the moon itself.

The super' in the Super Blood Wolf Moon comes from the Supermoon aspect of this lunar eclipse.

The triple lunar phenomenon will be seen from late evening on January 20 and will continue until the early hours on January 21.

Get ready for the "super wolf blood moon" coming up in January!

Astronomy fanatics are in for a treat January 20, when Earth will pass between the sun and full moon to create a total lunar eclipse that will turn the moon's silvery shine into a blood-red glow.

The super blood wolf moon will appear in the night sky on the evening of January 20 and last approximately 62 minutes, according to NASA. Rare Celestial Event Combining Total Lunar Eclipse 2019 Predicts Apocalypse.

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A total lunar eclipse, on the other hand, is when the moon passes directly through Earth's shadow (umbra) and, thus, is completely covered by it.

The event will take place on the night of January 20 leading into January 21, depending on the viewer's time zone and which part of the eclipse they're seeing.

The New Year is kicking off with a total lunar eclipse on January 20.

According to timeanddate.com, the event starts at 9:32 p.m. EST on Sunday, Jan. 20 and will go on into the morning of Monday Jan. 21. The shadow of the earth will cause some unique red color on the moon, and hence the name is well referred to "Super Blood Wolf Moon".

Anyone on the dark side of Earth that night, which includes all of North and South America, will be able to see the eclipse, Alcock said.

Here's a breakdown of this eclipse's incredible name. It's called the "wolf moon" and is named after the howling wolves.