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Monday, January 29, 2018

India will witness a 'Super Blue-Blood Moon' on January 31



India will witness a 'Super Blue-Blood Moon' on January 31, which is a total Blue Moon lunar eclipse. Such a phenomenon was last seen 152 years ago, on March 31, 1866. It will not be seen again for 11more years, till December 31, 2028.

The sky will offer up a combination of a Supermoon, a Blue Moon and a Blood Moon. Supermoon occurs when the moon is the closest to the earth; a Blue Moon is the second full moon in a month and a Blood Moon refers to the red hue assumed by the moon at the peak of a lunar eclipse.

The eclipse will start from 15:37 .