The rare total lunar eclipse is right adorning the skies worldwide. The Super Blue Blood Moon can be observed from various parts of the world including India. The rare celestial event is combination of blue moon, supermoon and total lunar eclipse. For the uninitiated, blue moon is the term used for a full moon when full moon appears twice in one month and supemoon is the term used when the Moon is closer to Earth in its orbit. Due to lunar eclipse the moon has reddish tinge as well and that’s why celestial event is also known as blood moon. Also Read - Lunar Eclipse (Chandra Grahan) 2020: How This Celestial Phenomenon Impacts Pregnant Women?
“The reddish tint – which gives it the name ‘blood moon’ – happens due to “the effect of all the sunrises and sunsets all around the planet reflecting off the moon”, said NASA astrophysicist Michelle Thaller. The eclipse was visible for residents of North America, Alaska, Hawaii before sunrise today. On Twitter, tweeple are continuously tweeting about the event. Some are super excited about the same while some are tweeting jokes and memes. Here are some of the best funny Twitter reactions. Also Read - Lunar Eclipse 2020: Where You Can Watch a Live Show of The Penumbral Lunar Eclipse on June 5
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Trump was trolled as well
Indians can relate to this
Many are waiting to see the rare moon
Rare name for rare celestial event
Yup, still finding the rare moon
The reality hurts
This lunar trifecta is a rare phenomenon and is occurring after more than quarter of a century. Yes, the last super blue blood moon was seen on December 30, 1982. Many are gazing at sky while many are checking the phenomenon on their screens. Did you see the super blue blood moon? What are your views on this triple treat? Let us know in the comments below.