Kolkata, May 26: Millions of people in many countries witnessed a super-celestial event including Supermoon, a red Blood Moon, and a lunar eclipse all at once today.
The total lunar eclipse 2021 which began at 11.11 am UTC, which was around 4.41 pm IST lasted till 7.19 pm IST. But the total lunar eclipse was not visible in India.
Meanwhile, Twitter is flooded with pictures and videos of the Super Blood Moon and the Lunar Eclipse that are pouring in from around the world including the United States, Australia, and New Zealand.
What is Blood Moon?
A Blood Moon occurs when the Moon’s colour appears richer than usual — almost blood-red — as it aligns with the Sun and Earth and comes completely under the Earth’s shadow or umbra. The light refracted through the Earth’s atmosphere has a reddish-orange hue and can appear redder if there are clouds and dust in the Earth’s…