During Friday's eclipse, the moon will gradually take on a reddish hue as it advances into the Earth's shadow and the colour will look "a little like when the sun sets on the horizon", according to a spokesman for the French Association of Astronomy Clément Plantureux.
This will be the first central lunar eclipse since June 15, 2011. The atmosphere filters out most of the sun's blue light, so the moon looks red.
The next solar eclipse will appear on the night of January 21, 2019, and will be seen from the USA and UK.
"While more common than the solar eclipse, the event is nonetheless fairly unusual, with even partial eclipses rarely happening a few times or twice per year and each is only visible from a portion of the Earth". "If you were on the Moon, you would see a total solar eclipse as the Earth would be blocking the Sun".
East coast viewers will see the blood moon at its fullest at about 5.30am, with the Earth, moon and sun in flawless alignment.
Amateur astronomers in the southern hemisphere will be best-placed to enjoy the spectacle, especially those in southern Africa, Australia, India and Madagascar, though it will also be partly visible in Europe and South America.
A "blood moon" happens when Earth's moon is in full eclipse and has no special astronomical significance, rather, the view in the sky is striking as the usually whitish moon becomes red or ruddy-brown.
Venus is now so bright, that it can be seen immediately after sunset if you look west. The Earth in the middle prevents sunlight from reaching the Moon.
As the moon continues on its orbit, the second phase will involve another partial lunar eclipse, which should be visible from around 2:43 am IST. During this time, the moon will be under the complete shadow of the Earth for one hour and forty-three minutes.
Lunar eclipses occur from two to four times a year, but not all of them are visible.
Klus said she was frustrated as many people seem unaware what causes the "blood moon", or that the phenomenon was not astronomically mysterious.
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The professor, however, said that the next total lunar eclipse that would be visible in Nigeria would occur on January 21, 2019. Other incidences of central lunar eclipses will occur in April 2099, June 2094, September 2090, May 2087 and January 2084.
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