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A guide to the longest full eclipse of the moon this century, and more

On July 27th, 2018 most of the world will be treated to an extraordinary evening of activity in the sky.

  • Daniel Cunnama
  • The Conversation

First, there will be a total lunar eclipse and although uncommon, this one is special because it’s going to last a lot longer than usual – in fact the longest this century. But that’s not all.

Blood Moon 1a EPA AFE Heiko JungeMars will shine brighter than it has in 15 years.

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