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Last night’s rare ‘Super Blood Flower Moon’ sky show

Last night’s rare ‘Super Blood Flower Moon’ sky show
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Were you able to catch the “Super Blood Flower Moon” sky show this morning? 

Being our first total lunar eclipse since January 2019, the 'Super Blood Flower Moon' gets its name from being a supermoon. A supermoon occurs at a time when the moon is closest to the Earth. The reason why it is a “Blood Moon” is because of the red tint the moon gets due to a lunar eclipse, and the “Flower” in the name is because this takes place in the month when flowers start to bloom: May!

Last night, the world sat back and got to experience the beauty that was the ‘Super Blood Flower Moon’, as countries from all around the world were able to catch a glimpse of it. Although, those living in Southeast Asia, Polynesia, the western U.S., or Central and South America, definitely had the best seats in the house.

While British Columbians were likely to see the sky show in full, Quebecers were able to catch a good glimpse of the rare supermoon early this morning before it fully set. If you missed it, not to worry, the next eclipse is taking place on November 19th… So, mark your calendars!

Before then, you can expect to see another sky show on June 10th for an annual solar eclipse.

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