Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Full Moon High
Rare Blood Moon lunar eclipse
Voice staff/Photo Will Snow, Chilliwack
A blood moon over Chilliwack Wednesday. Photo by William Snow.
id you see it? A blood moon came and went over Chilliwack on Wednesday. Blood moons happen when the moon passes in front of the earth and the shadow, called the umbra and the sun's red light diffuses and it looks red.
What made this eclipse
special was that it was the second one this year. The moon is
half way through what's called a tetrad cycle consisting of four
blood moons over two years. The last eclipse happened April 15.
If you missed this one, we have two more coming in 2015 on April
15 and September 28.
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