Once again, our beloved Moon will put on a red ‘suit’ to impress us. What’s happening is that the so-called Beaver Blood Moon will delight our view on Tuesday morning, November 8. Our natural satellite will appear red and full, so make sure to prepare a nice pair of binoculars for yourself!
Those lucky enough to have the sky above their heads clear will also witness a full eclipse of the Moon, as The Record reveals. The event will begin at about 3 a.m. and shift to a full eclipse starting about two hours later and lasting until 6:42 a.m.
Why a “Beaver Blood Moon”?
The term ‘Beaver Blood Moon’ comes from the reference to the time of the year when rodents were rapidly collecting stores of food and hiding them for the winter.
The Blood Moon will be visible regardless if you live in North or Central America, Alaska, Hawaii, or some areas from Asia, South America, Australia, or New Zealand.
If you don’t like the idea of waking up so early and going outside in the morning, there’s also the chance of watching the event via online streaming. Gianluca Masi is an astrophysicist in charge of the Virtual Telescope Project that will offer live footage of the eclipse starting at 4:30 a.m. EST (0930 GMT).
Next 8 Nov. 2022, the Beaver Moon will offer us a superb total eclipse, visible from Australia, Asia and the Americas. As in the past, the Virtual Telescope Project will partner with some great astro-imagers around the globe, to bring to you the stunning beauty of such a unique event,
A wonderful example of cooperation through geographical borders!
Spotting the Beaver Blood Moon of 2022 is practically mandatory, as it will be the last full lunar eclipse that we get to see until 2025.