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The most recent lunar eclipse occurred on the 28th August 2007 in the [[Southern Hemisphere]] and was a “blood moon”, in which because of reflected light, an orange to red glow appeared to cover the moon.
The most recent lunar eclipse occurred on the 28th August 2007 in the [[Southern Hemisphere]] and was a “blood moon”, in which because of reflected light, an orange to red glow appeared to cover the moon.


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Revision as of 23:44, 4 September 2007

A lunar eclipse occurs when the earth’s shadow passes across the full moon, making it appear as though someone is rubbing it out slowly, or drawing a veil across it.

In order for a lunar eclipse to happen, the sun, earth and moon must be aligned.

The outline of the moon is still visible during a lunar eclipse.

The most recent lunar eclipse occurred on the 28th August 2007 in the Southern Hemisphere and was a “blood moon”, in which because of reflected light, an orange to red glow appeared to cover the moon.