Total lunar eclipse to be visible in Taiwan next week: museum

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/03/28
By: Lee Hsin-Yin

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) A total lunar eclipse will take place in Taiwan on April 4, producing the 37869202most visible “blood moon” since the one seen in October 2014, the Taipei Astronomical Museum said Saturday.

It said the eclipse will begin before the moon rises at 6:04 p.m. on April 4 and last until around 8:45 p.m.

The moon will appear copper as it becomes fully obscured by the Earth’s shadow between 7:54 p.m. and 8:06 pm., the museum said, adding that the 12-minute-long episode will also be the shortest of its kind in Taiwan over the 21st century.     [FULL  STORY]

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