Predictably, the rarity of this event has led to many excited people looking out for the super blue blood moon. On Twitter, excited netizens are tweeting about the red moon.
Here is what people of Twitter are saying about the super blue blood moon:
While some are cracking jokes:
Others are wondering how Indians will react to this phenomenon:
Who call them Eclipse predictors and not Grahan Bell?- Akram (@akramismm) January 31, 2018
Its so reddish n soothing to eyes..so cuteIn IndiaAdvertisement
8:30 Baje Tak Kuchh Khana Mat Grahan Laga Hua Hai#SuperBlueBloodMoonpic.twitter.com/9E1IVf6KBs- BATOLEBAZI (@BATOLEBAZI) January 31, 2018
Went to terrace to view the lunar eclipse, came back as the only celestial view available was that of next door thaatha's patta patti underwear put out to dry.- K Balakumar (@kbalakumar) January 31, 2018
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A "blue moon" is the term used when the full moon appears twice in less than 28 days, as it takes the moon 28 days to revolve the Earth. A blue moon happens on average just under every three years.
The reddish tint - which gives it the name 'blood moon' - happens due to "the effect of all the sunrises and sunsets all around the planet reflecting off the moon", said NASA astrophysicist Michelle Thaller.
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