Unusual cosmic event occurring, some intrigued others concerned


A red moon?
What the worlds going to end?
What is really a blood moon?
Some students believe it to be just another phase of the moon.
“It actually reminds me of the harvest moon,” Brena Hernandez said.
Other students believe it to be some kind of omen.
“I think when there is a full blood moon werepyres come out,” said James Shoemaker.
Shoemaker said werepyres are vampire werewolves.
On April 14 at 10:58 p.m the moon will be shaded differently, a shadow that gives off an uncanny color.
The effect will continue to project a different color on the moon overnight.
The blood moon also known as a lunar eclipse only occurs on a full moon. When the moon passes directly behind the earth. The effect happens when the moon, earth and sun are aligned exactly or very closely.
The length varies on the time depending on the position of the moon this one is expected to last one hour 17 minutes and 48 seconds.
“This is a rare, but this won’t be the only one there is supposed to be a series of four consecutive total eclipses occurring approximately six month intervals,” according to NASA.
Biblical references are sluing all over the world wide web.
“In four blood moons: Something is about to change,” Hagee, senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas said according to Christianity Today.
Many people are starting to wonder is the world going to end all because of a verse in the Christian bible
“The sun will be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and terrible day of the Lord come,” Joel 2:31
Beside the biblical references lunar eclipses are rare especially consecutive eclipses in a two year period.
The total eclipse of April 15, 2014, will be followed by another on Oct. 8, 2014, and another on April 4, 2015, and another on Sept. 28, 2015.
“The most unique thing about the 2014-2015 tetrad is that all of them are visible for all or parts of the USA,” said longtime NASA eclipse expert Fred Espenak.
A tetrad is a group or set of four.
It has been a long time since a total lunar eclipse has been visible from the United States. According to MacRobert, the last one took place on Dec. 11, 2011.