Why this week’s ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ is so incredibly rare

super blue blood moon

You'd have to have been living under a rock to miss the incredible string of skywatching events that bestowed upon humanity. There were perfectly-timed supermoons, rare lunar occultation, and of course the amazing full solar eclipse that streaked across much of the United States. It's only January of 2018, but this year is looking like it's doing its best to continue the tradition, and this week's incredibly rare super blue blood moon is truly a once-in-a-lifetime event.

If you're wondering just what the heck a blue blood moon is, or why this one is "super," it's really a lot simpler than you probably imagine. The event, which will take place in the wee hours of January 31st (for the US at least), is really just a bunch of not-so-rare events landing on the same night.

Continue reading...

BGR Top Deals:

  1. Today’s best deals: $21 off Nest, best-selling Crock-Pot for $35, All-new Fire TV, $64 soundbar, more
  2. Ultra-thin ‘TV Key’ gets you free live TV in HD without an ugly antenna on your window

Trending Right Now:

  1. New leak might’ve revealed Galaxy S9 pricing and release details
  2. Top Apple insider claims that we won’t see an iPhone SE 2 any time soon
  3. Apple will launch three new Macs this year with a brand-new Apple chip, report claims

Why this week’s ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ is so incredibly rare originally appeared on BGR.com on Mon, 29 Jan 2018 at 16:48:46 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

You may also like...