November blood moon: Will the lunar eclipse be visible from Spain?

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  • The next total lunar eclipse will be on March 13, 2025

November Blood Moon: Will the lunar eclipse be visible from Spain?

The first lunar eclipse of 2022 could be seen in Barcelona in all its splendor in the early hours of the night from Monday, May 16. It was a total lunar eclipse, perfectly visible from high places and with little light pollution.

And it was special for another reason: because it coincided with the lunar eclipse. with the phenomenon Blood Moon, which is what happens when the Sun, the Earth and the Moon are aligned in such a way that the shadow of our planet completely covers the face of the Moon. The sunlight that manages to pass through the atmosphere is refracted towards the red part and is projected onto the lunar surface, making it appear in an  orange or reddish hue.

Two weeks after the partial eclipse

This Tuesday, it will return. A similar phenomenon will be experienced: a Eclipse of the Moon that coincides with the so-called Blood Moon. And it occurs just two weeks after the partial eclipse that could be seen in our country.

A total lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth casts a complete shadow< /strong>, called umbra, on the Moon. The Earth's shadow is classified into two parts: the umbra, the innermost part of the shadow where the direct light of the Sun is. completely blocked out, and the penumbra, the outermost part of the shadow where the light is. partially blocked.

Start and end

Unfortunately, the eclipse will be visible in Asia, Australia and North America, but not from Spain one hour and 25 minutes. In penumbra mode, it will be five hours and 52 minutes, and in partial eclipse mode, it will be three hours and 39 minutes. The beginning of the penumbral eclipse will have place at 9.02 peninsular time over America and the Pacific. The partial eclipse will be visible from 10:09 a.m. and the total eclipse will begin at 11.16. will end at 12.41. The shadow eclipse will end. at 1:48 p.m. and the penumbra at 2:54 p.m. there will be It has been visible in its last phases in western North America, the Pacific, Australia and Asia, reports the National Astronomical Observatory.

In addition, since last the 5th and until this Friday, Mars is visible “almost in the center of the winter hexagon”, according to the Madrid Observatory, which adds that “the Moon is it will be setting in the west and on the 11th you will see it next to Mars.”

The Blood Moon of November 8 is the second total lunar eclipse of 2022 after the May lunar eclipse. The next total lunar eclipse will be on March 13, 2025. a second total lunar eclipse that year, on September 7, 2025, according to NASA's eclipse specialists. a partial lunar eclipse, when only part of the moon passes through the umbra, or a very slight penumbral eclipse, when the moon dips through the outermost layer of Earth's shadow , called penumbra.

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