"Super Blue Blood Moon" Will occur Tomorrow.
Firstly, a blue moon is the name given to the second full moon in a calendar month.
"Weather permitting, the NASA TV broadcast will feature views from the varying vantage points of telescopes at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California; Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles; and the University of Arizona's Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory", NASA said in a statement.
The west coast will have the best view in the USA, according to reports.
Starting around 5:50 a.m., the moon will become partially eclipsed in East Tennessee by the Earth's shadow during a lunar eclipse - but what's special is that this moon is also a Blue Moon and Super Moon at the same time.
"But every year, we will have a couple of moons that are close to the perigee point where they're full, so... people are calling it 'supermoon'".
So why are we calling it a blue moon?
The full eclipse won't be visible from Boston because the moon starts to set before the shadow of the Earth will completely cover the moon.More news: China urges Japan to work with it to improve strained relations
"The red colour during a lunar eclipse is very distinctive and it's a rare treat to be able to see a blood red moon", said Brian Rachford, associate professor of physics at the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
A rare lunar trifecta will soon be visible in the night sky, but will the Chicago area be able to see it?
Aufdenberg said that by his calculations, the last time a super moon, blue moon and total lunar eclipse all together were visible from the eastern United States was on May 31, 1844. Super blue blood moon, a term that combines three different celestial events.
Boyle says the Earth sees two to three lunar eclipses per year and how much you see of the eclipse depends on where you live.
The lunar eclipse, which takes place when the moon passes in the Earth's shadow, will last nearly three and a half hours. Paulson said that if you happened to be on the moon at that time, you'd see a big red ring around the Earth.
"For everybody west of the MS, they will see their moon covered by the shadow of the earth".
Meanwhile, according to the Climate Data Processing Centre at PMD, the penumbral eclipse will begin at 15:51 PST, partial eclipse at 16:48, followed by total eclipse at 17:52 and the greatest eclipse at 18:31 PST.