Yerevan, 27 July 2018. One of the most exciting astronomical phenomena the longest, total Lunar Eclipse that got a name of “Blood Moon” will take place on July 27th, 2018.

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    Yerevan, 27 July 2018. One of the most exciting astronomical phenomena the longest, total Lunar Eclipse that got a name of “Blood Moon” will take place on July 27th, 2018. The total phase of the eclipse of will last 1 hour and 43 minutes, the launch of total eclipse will start at 23:30 p.m. Yerevan time (GMT +4) and the peak of the eclipse will be visible at 00:21 a.m. Yerevan time (GMT), during which Earth's natural satellite will turn a spectacular red or ruddy-brown color. As the junior researcher of A. Alikhanyan National Laboratory Vachik Khachatryan mentions: “This Lunar Eclipse is significant because it is the longest lasting eclipse of the 21st century, the moon moving will at the farther point from the Earth. This eclipse is also significant because it is so-called central, which means that the moon passes through the shadow of our planet in the center. And when the moon is in the shadow of the earth, then we will witness a very beautiful phenomenon that is the moon will get the bloody shade at the peak of its eclipse”