This July will see one of the longest lunar eclipses in over a century.
The total phase of the “blood moon” eclipse will last 1 hour and 43 minutes and will occur on July 27th.
Can I see it ?
Those in the south of England will be able to see the total eclipse for the longest period of time, an estimated 1 hour and 23 minutes.
The reason for it lasting that long is because the moon was pass into the darkest region of the earths shadow when it is also furthest from the earth.
— SPACE.com (@SPACEdotcom) June 26, 2018
However, on Merseyside the total blood moon lunar eclipse will be visible for less time, 54 minutes, if skies are clear.
The total eclipse will start at 9:21pm lasting until 10:13pm on Merseyside.
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