Merseyside to be treated to last Supermoon lunar eclipse until 2033

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Lunar eclipse October 8 2014 – Alfredo Garcia Jr mideclipse

A rare supermoon lunar eclipse will be visible across Merseyside next week, an event which hasn’t happened for 32 years and won’t happen again for another 18 years.

A supermoon lunar eclipse will be visible at 3:47am on 28th September, as the moon falls completely within the Earth’s shadow.

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Supermoon lunar eclipse details for Merseyside

Supermoon lunar eclipse details for Merseyside

Direct light from the sun will be blocked and instead the moon will reflect the sunsets and sunrises happening on Earth, this will be give it a coppery colour, hence the ‘blood moon’ nickname.

LIVE STREAM: Watch Monday’s supermoon lunar eclipse LIVE HERE.

This eclipse is rare as is coincides with a supermoon – when the moon looks about 14% larger and 30% brighter.

As the moon will be bigger and brighter this will provide an amazing rare larger reddish look at the moon.

The supermoon lunar eclipse will last for around one hour and 12 minutes.

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Obviously visibility will depend on the weather, so like our Facebook page and follow us on twitter to keep up to date on what the chances will be of seeing this rare event on Merseyside.

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