Lunar Eclipse Will Be Third Super Moon, Blue Moon, And Blood Moon

By Ruth Caruthers

Wednesday, January 31, will be the occurrence of a super moon, a blue moon, a blood moon, and a partial lunar eclipse all at once.

A supermoon occurs when the moon has reached a point in orbit that is closest to the earth. The moon's orbit is not a perfect circle, but an elliptical path that takes the moon closer to the Earth on one side during each rotation.

Read more in the Tuesday, January 30, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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