Web Desk: A lunar eclipse takes place when the Earth casts its shadow on the surface of the moon while passing between the sun and the moon.
The upcoming red blood moon on Friday will be the longest Lunar eclipse of the century. This full lunar eclipse will last one hour and 24 minutes, in this way it will become the world’s longest Lunar eclipse of this century.
The reason of it’s long duration is Earth which is going to be at the farthest point from the Sun at the time of the eclipse, making the shadow of Earth wider and longer.
The lunar eclipse or Blood Moon 2018, will be visible in parts of Europe, Asia, New Zealand, Australia and parts of Africa as well as South America.
It will be the second lunar eclipse of the years 2018. The last one was on 31st January 2018.