The moon’s usual gleaming white hue will transform into a deep blood red on January 21, during the first total lunar eclipse of 2019.
Most of North America, South America and areas of west and north Europe will be able to witness the space event occur later this month, while the remainder of Europe and Africa will see the end of the eclipse.
From the science behind the blood moon to whether we’ll be able to see it in the UK, here is everything you need to know about the total lunar eclipse.
What is a total lunar eclipse and how does it occur?
A total lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth aligns between the sun and the moon, creating a shadow. The astronomical term to describe this process is syzygy,…