watch the total lunar eclipse this weekend

Stargazers are in for a rare treat this weekend, as a total lunar eclipse will be visible across the region.

Space.com is calling Sunday’s eclipse a “Super Blood Moon.”

A lunar eclipse occurs when Earth aligns between the sun and moon and blocks the sunlight that would usually bounce off the moon

 A total lunar eclipse is when the moon and sun are exactly on the opposite sides of Earth

A small amount makes it through the atmosphere and causes the moon to appear red.

Local viewers can expect to start seeing the lunar eclipse at 10:27 p.m. and will be able to see the total eclipse at 11:29 p.m

“At least two partial lunar eclipses happen every year, but total lunar eclipses are rare. It is safe to look at a lunar eclipse,

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