Only part of the Moon's visible surface moves into the dark part of the Earth's shadow
. During a partial lunar eclipse, part of the Moon can get a reddish hue.
He also said that the moon enters the earth's shadow
and part of its face will begin turning dark.
During a lunar eclipse, the Moon dips into the Earth's shadow
cast by the Sun.
In its website, Pagasa said the partial lunar eclipse, or when part of the Earth's shadow
covers the moon, will begin at 2:42 a.m.
The shorter, more pliable blue wavelengths of light are scattered outside the Earth's shadow
and the longer, less bendable red wavelengths are refracted towards the moon.
During this time, the entire Moon enters the Earth's shadow
, and then our planet's atmosphere turns the Moon red during the eclipse.
A "wolf" moon is an old name for the first full moon of the year, and a "blood" moon is another name for a total lunar eclipse, owing to the dark orange or red coloring the earth's shadow
gives to the moon's reflection.
A partial lunar eclipse occurs when a part of the moon enters Earth's shadow
A total lunar eclipse takes place when the whole of the moon passes through the Earth's shadow
as it orbits the planet.
It will be the best event of its kind for 14 years - created when the moon moves into the Earth's shadow
- with the next one expected in 2032.
During a lunar eclipse, the Moon passes through two distinct parts of Earth's shadow
. The outer part of the cone-shaped shadow is called the penumbra.
That's when Earth's shadow
will begin to nip at the moon.