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Witness a Blood Moon on 15 April 2014

Sunday, April 13, 2014

BLOOD MOON! This extraordinary event according to experts is expected to happen on the overnight hours of 14-15 April 2014.

Witness a Blood Moon on 15 April 2014
This photo is just an animation of the "Blood Moon"

How the April 15 "Blood Moon" will appear in Manila?

Unfortunately, the April 15 "Blood Moon" will not be very visible in Manila. According to TimeandDate.com, people here will only get to experience a partial or penumbral eclipse.

Click the photo below to read full schedule of the 15 April 2014 Blood Moon in the Philippines.

Click the photo below to read full schedule of the 15 April 2014 Blood Moon in the Philippines.

What is a "Blood Moon"?

No. I am not talking about the movie nor the debut album of New York based band Apes and Androids. A "Blood Moon" is a mythical term  of various definitions. It may refer to any full moon that occurs in October (otherwise known as a "Full Hunter's Moon"). At times, "Blood Moon" is used to refer to any total lunar eclipse.

Why does the moon turn red during a "Blood Moon"?

During a "Blood Moon", as the earth crosses the face of the moon, the moon turns its color to dark red. During a lunar eclipses, the moon often appears red because of the way that light is bent by the dusty atmosphere of the Earth.

Watch the Blood Moon in LiveStream on 15 April 204

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