Get ready for a rare double feature, starring our very own moon.
Don't blink. There's a total eclipse of the moon Saturday—and it's an unusually short one.
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A total lunar eclipse, the first since December 2011, will take place Tuesday with the Americas best placed to get a glimpse.
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For people in the United States, an extraordinary series of lunar eclipses is about to begin.
Moon watchers in the western U.S., Hawaii and elsewhere across the globe were treated Saturday to a rare celestial phenomenon: a total lunar eclipse.
The longest lunar eclipse in more than a decade turned the moon blood red on Thursday, yielding a rare visual treat for stargazers across a large swathe of the planet from Australia to Europe.