Movingtrend – Tuesday January 30, 2018
Pakistanis will view rare astronomical phenomena on January 31st. Scientist from NASA named this phenomena ‘Lunar Trifecta’. It will be the correlation of the Blue Moon, Blood Moon and Super Moon.
Lunar Eclipse: Trifecta first of its Kind in 35 Years.
Well, Lunar Trifecta is the first of its kind in 35 years and it will be viewed in Pakistan between 3:30 PM(PST) till 9:30 PM(PST) on January 31st, 2018. You may call this coincidence as ‘Super Blue Blood’ moon.
Ambiguous terminologies make the known things sometime unknown. Oh, Yes!
Let’s explain what really is it? Blue Moon:
Blue Moon is the full moon that appears twice in a month. Blood Moon:
Blood Moon is the one that has the reddish shade or tint from the Earth Shadow at the time of the Lunar Eclipse. SuperMoon:
SuperMoon looks marginally larger because it is nearer to Earth’s surface slightly elliptical orbit. You may call this simultaneous occurrence as Lunar Trifecta
or in Simple words Super Blue Blood Moon.
What is Lunar Trifecta or Super Blue Blood Moon:
According to the image from NASA, it named the areas U1, U2, U3 are able to view the eclipse at moonrise. Lunar Eclipse is also viewed in Pakistan. Lunar Trifecta is only clearly viewable in West of continental U.S.
You know! Blue Moon is not very rare occurrence it happens almost in every 2.7 years once. Blue moon is perfectly white. And Blood moon is partially viewed in Pakistan. And third Super Moon is 14% bigger and 30% brighter as compared to the usual view of the moon.
Lunar Eclipse is mostly clearly visible in Green areas/ rural areas of the Pakistan. As the Polluted air of Cities not only harmful to breathe but it distorts the clear image of the sky as well, oh where are the bright nights of stars. You can view this Lunar Trifecta online, you can do so!!!
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