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Blood moon can be seen in DR

If you are game for getting up at 2 am, then check out the sight of the moon taking on a dramatic red color. NASA says the moon will begin to change color at about 2am Eastern Time on Tuesday, 12 August 2014.

The moon show will last through 4:24am, with the height of the event forecast for 3:45am.

It is not yet known if there will be a clear sky or some cloud cover.

The red moon is caused by a lunar eclipse. When the moon passes fully into the shadow of the earth and is no longer illuminated by the sun, large amounts of atmospheric dust scatter away the blue/green light and let the red light go straight through, shining on the moon.

Read more: http://time.com/62125/blood-moon-lunar-eclipse-cosmic-jaguar/

Source: DR1

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