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This is a total lunar eclipse — when the Earth sits directly between the Sun and the Moon. The Moon will darken and turn red as light from the Sun bends around Earth. But a few things set this eclipse apart...
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The Moon will be at the closest point in its orbit to Earth during the eclipse, so it will appear larger and brighter than usual — a Supermoon. “Flower Moon” is the nickname given to the May full Moon.
So putting all these elements together — proximity, color, and month — this is a Super Flower Blood Moon.
A supermoon eclipse will be short but sweet. Because the Earth and Moon are so close, the Moon will pass through Earth’s shadow more quickly, making the eclipse’s totality only 15 minutes long. (The total eclipse in January 2019 lasted a little more than an hour.)