The total phase of the “blood moon” eclipse of July 27 will last 1 hour and 43 minutes, during which Earth’s natural satellite will turn a spectacular red or ruddy-brown color.
May’s full moon will shine bright tonight (May 29), but if cloudy skies ruin your view, don’t fret. You can watch the lunar sight live in a Slooh webcast.
NASA ISS LIVE FEED & ISS TRACKER
Images and photos made possible by the Cassini spacecraft and NASA during its mission to Saturn
Check out the slide-show below; displaying a fraction of what they share with us on NASA.gov
The Hubble Space Telescope has snapped views of 93 deep-sky objects from French astronomer Charles Messier’s famous list. Here are some of the most spectacular.
Read our wrap story here about the meet-up of a Blue Moon, supermoon and total lunar eclipse. See more reader photos here! It was the first total lunar eclipse since 2015 and the first Blue Moon Blood Moon visible from the U.S. since 1866! See our video highlight reel above and read for more amazing photos, and details on what made the event so special.
These mesmerizing blue and white swirls are giant cyclones and storms that roar in the gas giant’s upper atmosphere.
Space Photos of the Week: Juno Swoops In to Give Jupiter Its Close Up
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