Total lunar eclipse will be visible in San Antonio this weekend
SAN ANTONIO – There’s going to be a complete lunar eclipse this weekend that will flip the moon crimson.
On the evening of May 15 and into the early morning hours of May 16, the moon will enter the Earth’s shadow, triggering a complete lunar eclipse, based on Space.com.
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Most of the U.S. will have a full view of the phenomenon.
TimeAndDate.com exhibits that San Antonio is in the trail to see your entire eclipse, whereas components of far West Texas will see a lot of the eclipse.
It’s the primary complete lunar eclipse since May 2021, based on NASA.
When the moon enters the Earth’s shadow, it turns a reddish-copper colour, additionally known as a blood moon.
Humans have used the moon as a solution to preserve observe of the passing of the year for millennia. According to National Geographic, historical cultures would give every full moon a unique identify primarily based on the habits of the crops, animals or climate throughout that month.
The full moon in May is called the Flower Moon — so this will be a complete lunar eclipse of the Flower Moon.
The moon names, based on National Geographic, are listed under for every month of the year:
January – Wolf Moon
February – Snow Moon
March – Worm Moon
April – Pink Moon
May – Flower Moon
June – Strawberry Moon
July – Buck Moon
August – Sturgeon Moon
September – Harvest Moon
October – Hunter’s Moon
November – Beaver Moon
December – Cold Moon
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