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How to Watch the Lunar Eclipse and Supermoon on Sunday Night

Skygazers across the Western Hemisphere will be treated to celestial eye candy on Sunday night into early Monday morning as the full moon turns coppery red during a total Lunar Eclipse.

You might have heard that this eclipse is also being called a “Super Blood Wolf Moon.” But as astronomers know, no number of edgy modifiers could make this display of cosmic clockwork any cooler.

“If you were standing on the surface of the moon when this event was happening, and you were staring back at the Earth, what you would see is this beautiful reddish-orangish tinted ring,” said Jackie Faherty , an astrophysicist at the American Museum of Natural History.

The opening act starts Sunday night at 9:36 p.m. Eastern Time as the moon first enters Earth’s outer shadow, also called the penumbra.

The Slooh Community Observatory , a telescope broadcast service, will live-stream the event from the Canary Islands and Chile starting around 10:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Sunday.

Nov. 11 also marks a Mercury transit, which is when people at points on the East Coast can watch the solar system’s innermost planet make a six-hour long trek across the sun.

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