Lunar eclipses occur when the Earth passes between the sun and the moon, casting a shadow on our natural satellite.
One of the space rocks measures nearly 160 feet in diameter.
This weekend, the full moon will pass through the more diffuse, outermost part of the Earth's shadow, called the "penumbra."
Penumbral lunar eclipses occur when the moon passes through the more diffuse part of the Earth's shadow, known as the penumbra.
Unfortunately the eclipse won't be visible for most of the Eastern hemisphere, but other parts of the world will be able to enjoy the penumbral eclipse and strawberry moon.
Penumbral lunar eclipses occur when the outer, diffuse part of the Earth's shadow covers all or part of the moon's surface.
This Friday, a "penumbral lunar eclipse" will be visible from many parts of the world.
From spectacular meteor showers to rare eclipses, these are the best times to plan a stargazing vacation spent under the night sky.
The first New Moon of the year is called the Wolf Moon, named after hungry wolves crying out for food during winter. This year, it is also an eclipse.
On this day, half a century ago, astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins took off aboard a Saturn V rocket from Launch Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida, headed for the moon.
July is set to be a stellar month for sky watchers with the arrival of both a "black moon" and a "thunder moon."
You may not be able to see the event in person—but that doesn't mean you have to miss out.
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The moon will glow big, bright—and red.
Three separate lunar events will coincide next week.
The second supermoon of the month will glow a spectacular red.
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Dry your eyes and grab your binoculars. There's still plenty to see.
It's the first such occasion since 1982, and the next supermoon eclipse won't happen until 2033.
NASA will broadcast starting at 8 p.m. EDT with views from Griffith Observatory.
The moon will appear large, bright and red, but it doesn't spell doom.