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Total lunar eclipses occur when the sun, Earth and moon form a near-perfect line-up in space.
During a full moon, the side of the moon that faces towards our planet is fully illuminated, appearing like a perfect circle.
The upcoming total lunar eclipse will be visible across most of the Americas, in addition to parts of Europe and Africa.
Observers in the United States will be among the best placed to view the upcoming total lunar eclipse, which takes place over the night on May 15-16.
November's full moon will appear red during its almost total eclipse for the same reason the sky is blue.
This special Moon is due to make an appearance this week, coinciding with the longest partial lunar eclipse of the century, visible from North America.
This next full moon is being referred to as a "Super Flower Blood 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.
Here's how to watch the twin supermoon and total lunar eclipse event online.
Next month a supermoon and a total lunar eclipse will coincide in what will certainly be a treat for stargazers.
The longest lunar eclipse to occur in the 21st century will clock in at 103 minutes.
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.