Eclipse allows sight of blood moon

Published 04/15 2014 11:47AM

Updated 04/15 2014 11:49AM

NATIONAL -- Get ready for an unusually beautiful moon early Tuesday morning. NASA says there will be a total lunar eclipse turning the moon a burnt-reddish orange. It's called a blood moon. During a full eclipse, the sunlight which hits the moon passes through Earth's atmosphere at sunrise and sunset, so it casts that red glow on the moon.

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