At the same time a Blue Moon will occur. A Blue Moon occurs on the second full moon of a calendar month. The chance alignment happens "once in a blue Moon."
The third event of the trilogy will allow viewers across the Twin Lakes Area, in the central and western U.S., Australia, New Zealand and Eastern Asia to get the added bonus of seeing a lunar eclipse, giving the moon a copper glow, what's called a "Blood Moon."
Dr. Clarke has more on where to look and at what time.
The lunar eclipse will reach totality at approximately 6:51 a.m. Clarke says if you have been watching the eclipse from the beginning it will be easier to notice the change. The end of totality will occur around 8:07 a.m. after the moon has already disappeared over the horizon.
NASA scientists are using the lunar eclipse as an opportunity to study what happens when the moon goes from baking in the sun to being in the cold shadow of the Earth.
Clarke says there are a few other things to look at in the early morning sky, during pre-dawn hours, at this time of year.
Saturn will be noticeable with its slightly orange hue, east to north east over the horizon. The three planets will be in nearly a straight line with each other.
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