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Super blood wolf moon eclipse

Ka La photo by James Heffner

Did you see it?
There was a full eclipse of the “Super Blood Wolf Moon” visible from Hawaii Sunday night.
The eclipse which lasted about two hours could be seen from almost everywhere on Oahu.
But why did it have such a great name? There’s a three-part answer:
Super: Because it occurred during a month when the moon is closest to our planet.
Blood: Because that describes the red tint the moon takes on during a lunar eclipse.
Wolf: Because that’s term to describe a full moon in January, a time when wolves sometimes howl in hunger.
The next total lunar eclipse able to be seen from all across the Americas happens in 2022, according to NASA.

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