LOOK: Photos Of 'Blood Moon' During Total Lunar Eclipse - ABC FOX MONTANA NEWS, WEATHER, SPORTS - KTMF/KWYB

LOOK: Photos Of 'Blood Moon' During Total Lunar Eclipse

Posted: Updated:
On Tuesday, April 15, there will be a total lunar eclipse that will turn the moon a coppery red, NASA says. It's called a blood moon, and it's one of four total eclipses that will take place in North America within the next year and a half. On Tuesday, April 15, there will be a total lunar eclipse that will turn the moon a coppery red, NASA says. It's called a blood moon, and it's one of four total eclipses that will take place in North America within the next year and a half.
KHQ.COM - It was a sight to behold! The blood moon lit up the heavens Monday night. If you slept thru it, no need to worry! We recorded the whole thing for you and many of our Facebook friends and viewers have shared the photos that they captured of the total lunar eclipse!

MORE DETAILS:

Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse - at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies.
   
The moon was eclipsed by the Earth's shadow early Tuesday, beginning around 1 a.m. EDT for 5 ½ hours. The total phase of the eclipse lasted just 78 minutes.
   
For some, the moon appeared red-orange because of all the sunsets and sunrises shimmering from Earth, thus the name "blood moon."
   
It's the first of four eclipses this year and the first of four total lunar eclipses this year and next. In the meantime, get ready for a solar eclipse in two weeks.
   
NASA got good news Tuesday: Its moon-orbiting spacecraft, LADEE survived the eclipse. Scientists had feared LADEE might freeze up in the cold darkness.


  • Top Stories from KHQTop StoriesMore>>

  • UPDATE: Dog shot & killed by Spokane Valley deputy

    UPDATE: Dog shot & killed by Spokane Valley deputy

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:47:57 GMT
    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A Spokane County deputy shot and killed a dog Wednesday afternoon in Spokane Valley after he said the dog attacked him.
    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A Spokane County deputy shot and killed a dog Wednesday afternoon in Spokane Valley after he said the dog attacked him. The Sheriff's Office told KHQ the deputy was trying to return property to the home near Sprague and Henry.  INSIDE>>>|RAW INTERVIEW from the dog's owner|
  • PHOTOS: Priest Lake lots auctioned off

    PHOTOS: Priest Lake lots auctioned off

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:46:58 GMT
    PRIEST LAKE, Idaho - 61 cottages sites on Priest Lake were auctioned off in Coeur d'Alene on Thursday. 
    PRIEST LAKE, Idaho - 61 cottages sites on Priest Lake were auctioned off in Coeur d'Alene on Thursday. For years, those already living on the sites leased the land from the State of Idaho, but the State was looking to sell. Residents already living on the sites showed up on Thursday to buy them back, and many were successful. 


  • WATCH: President Obama addresses nation on international militant threats

    WATCH: President Obama addresses nation on international militant threats

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:08:30 GMT
    KHQ.COM - President Obama addressed the nation on Thursday about the militant threats in Syria, Iraq, Ukraine and Russia. >>>WATCH what he said>>>
    KHQ.COM - President Obama addressed the nation on Thursday about the militant threats in Syria, Iraq, Ukraine and Russia. >>>WATCH what he said>>>
Powered by WorldNow

Features

  • More Features
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Cowles Montana Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.