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View 2014's second spectacular total lunar eclipse

North American viewers will be in prime position to see a red-hued Moon October 8.
RELATED TOPICS: LUNAR ECLIPSE
April 15, 2014, total lunar eclipse
The October 8 total lunar eclipse is the year’s second visible from North America. The deep red hue of the April 15 event impressed everyone who saw it.
Tony Hallas
To many people, October is foliage season, when the sugar maples turn brilliant shades of yellow, orange, and red and “leaf peepers” descend on quaint New England villages to enjoy nature’s show. But this month, nature delivers a second, equally stunning event. In the predawn hours of October 8, the Full Moon will venture deep into Earth’s shadow and take on its own ruddy hue as it basks in the light from all our planet’s sunrises and sunsets. And you don’t have to travel far to see this lunar eclipse — anyone in North America with a clear sky can witness totality.

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