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'Super Blue Blood Moon' to appear after 152 years

By Sun Ru | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2018-01-31 16:34
The moon will look red and big for those who can see the “Super Blue Blood Moon”. [Photo/VCG]

The “super moon”, “blue moon”, and “blood moon”, which usually happen during a total lunar eclipse, will roll into one “Super Blue Blood Moon” on Wednesday night, the first of its kind in 152 years.

It is not that rare for a “super moon” or “blue moon” or “blood moon” appears solely, but it is rarely seen that these three astronomical phenomena appear alongside. It only happened five times in the 20th century, and last time the phenomenon happened was Mar 31, 1866.

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