In the night of 27 to 28 September, the people of Earth noticed a rare phenomenon - "bloody full moon". This rare natural phenomenon is due to the coincidence of full moon and lunar Eclipse.
A rare natural phenomenon - the full moon coincided with a lunar Eclipse, tells CNN. During this period the Earth has hidden from the sun the lunar disk. Because of the reddish hue of the planet, the moon also reflected became "bloody". Additional entertainment this phenomenon will give increased by 12% in comparison with the minimum and about 6% compared to the average size of the lunar disk, informs TASS.
The last time this astronomical phenomenon was observed only in 1982. Despite the horrific spectacle of nature, scientists report that it does not carry anything apocalyptic. Meanwhile, users of online social networks post multiple pictures of "bloody super full moon".
According to the statement of the adept of the Russian Institute of applied astronomy of Nikolai Zheleznov, the inhabitants of Europe were able to see the "red moon" just before dawn, and the inhabitants of North America after sunset. In Alaska, the Eclipse will be visible. Won't see him and the inhabitants of the southern hemisphere. So, at 5:47 Moscow time it was possible to see maximum phase of the lunar Eclipse. The total Eclipse lasted from 5:10 until 6:23 am. Again, a similar spectacle can be seen only in 2033.