how to see the blood moon

How to see the lunar eclipse on November 8? Here are some of the keys to keep in mind.

On November 8, a lunar eclipse will take place. This phenomenon occurs from time to time and, certainly, on many occasions it is not possible to enjoy its beauty. This is so because its presence has to coincide with the rotational moment of the Earth. Therefore, most of these phenomena are visible to a certain part of the world population. Unfortunately, the one that will take place in the next few days will not be visible from Spain. Still, what will happen next?

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This is a phenomenon also known as the blood moon. This is so due to the characteristic color that the natural satellite acquires during the process. Let’s see, therefore, how to enjoy this natural event, why it is a very interesting experience from the scientific point of view and, of course, what measures and precautions must be taken.

So you can enjoy the lunar eclipse on November 8

The first thing to mention is the time at which the eclipse will take place. According to the information provided by the National Geographic Institute, everything will start at will take place at 8:2 minutes Universal Time (YOUR). It is important to specify that it can be followed live in Asia, Australia and America, the only areas of the planet that can be witnesses. Now, what will be the critical moments of the event? Here are the keys.

Lunar eclipse of November 8: how to see the blood moon

The blood moon is a phenomenon that occurs every so often. Image: National Geographic

The partial eclipse (iS) will be visible from 9 hours and 9 minutes. The total total eclipse (iT) will begin at 10 hours and 16 minutes, being visible in North America, the Pacific, Australia and Asia, and will end (fT) at 11 hours and 41 minutes. Therefore, this natural phenomenon will last more than 3 hours of activity. This event will be the second and last to take place in 2022, according to data published by the specialized portal Space.

One of the peculiarities of this eclipse is that it will allow the position of Uranus to be easily detected, despite being at a distance of about 2,800 million kilometers from Earth. For this, it must use binoculars or a telescope. It will only be necessary to point approximately one degree towards the upper left part of the Moon. This is a great opportunity to enjoy 2 key elements in the Solar System. Well, what will be the color that the satellite will have during the different phases of the eclipse?

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There have been different hues recorded for as long as records have existed. It is hoped that on this occasion catch a glimpse of the Moon with a distinctly bright hue. However, we will have to wait to see if this hypothesis finally ends up being fulfilled.