The World Will See the Longest Eclipse of the Century Today - Total Lunar

The longest total lunar eclipse of the century is set to dazzle most of the world, except the U.S., just shy of a year after the 2017 solar eclipse created a path of totality across America. The July 2018 eclipse — which is happening on Friday, July 27 — will last about four hours and be visible across wide swaths of the world including Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, South America and the Middle East. The totality, or when the earth’s shadow covers the moon and creates complete darkness, will last one hour and 43 minutes. While many people will be able to see partial views of the eclipse — which will feature a blood moon and also coincides with spectacular views of Mars — in areas throughout eastern Africa, the Middle East and some parts of Europe and Asia will have some of the best views of the moon turning red and when the totality begins to recede, astronomers tell TIME. The “blood moon” will be a much different view than the 2017 solar eclipse, which darkened the skies for a few minutes as the moon passed in front of the sun.

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Conclusion as a "all the World" is not true... Everyone, but North and Central America... I mean like 600 milliom won’t see it... but practically everyone means what?

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So, we don't need go out of our huts and scream at the sky.... :)

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Longest total lunar eclipse of the century...without this part of Earth

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Every time something like this happens, where I live is always cloudy :)

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4 minutes ago, Petar said:

Longest total lunar eclipse of the century...without this part of Earth

Total eclipse will see only people in southern hemisphere. It's 20 min longer than usual t and, stop dramatizing like it's something special...

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A solar eclipse is when the moon blocks the sun light - a lunar eclipse is when the sun blocks the moon light -  they are the same size in the sky  😎

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9 hours ago, Pavel said:

So, we don't need go out of our huts and scream at the sky.... :)

You want to do that with your hair all disheveled and your arms raised straight out, preferably with no clothes on.  That should keep the neighbors from bothering you for another year.  And they will be crossing the street when you go out for an evening stroll, leaves you the sidewalk.  Very convenient. 

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