Total lunar eclipse on 27th

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The total lunar eclipse will last an hour and 43 minutes.

Royal Observatory Greenwich Astronomer Dhara Patel told Express.co.uk there are a number of explanations for why this happens. This July's blood moon will be 40 minutes longer than the one in January. July 27th, 2018. Lunar apogee is the moon's farthest orbital point from Earth, making the moon appear extremely small and distant.

During the July eclipse, the moon will be at its farthest position from the Earth - the so-called lunar apogee. "It will be the smallest full moon of the year".

"Those two things combined mean we will see a longer eclipse since it takes longer for the moon to pass the Earth's shadow". While Earth takes a little more than 365 days to go around the sun, Mars takes 687 days.

"This means the moon will take a bit longer to the pass through the shadow as well".

wWhat you'll see during the whole phase of the lunar eclipse will be the Moon steadily getting darker and darker before it quickly turns a dark red colour.

This means the moon should already look red or just about start to turn red at moonrise.

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But this month's event is expected to be the single longest total eclipse for at least another 82 years.

In another revelation of St. John the Evangelist says: "And when He had opened the sixth seal, I looked, and behold, there was a great natural disaster and the Sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became like blood".

The partial lunar eclipse will begin at 6:24pm UTC and the full show will begin an hour later at 7:30pm UTC.

A lunar eclipse occurs when the sun, Earth and moon line up perfectly, casting Earth's shadow on the moon.

But don't worry, it's not a sign of the apocalypse but a natural wonder caused when Earth passes between the sun and moon.

For nearly 2 hours on the 27th July, stargazers will be able to watch the Moon turn the colour of blood red in a phenomenon that usually takes place once every few years. Such predictions have provoked a real panic, because in two sources from the end of the world associate the blood moon.

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