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There’s an especially big window to catch this week’s eclipse of the Beaver MoonFriday’s celestial event will be the longest lunar eclipse in nearly six centuries. Set your early-morning alarms now for the second lunar eclipse of 2021. This spectacular event—known as a Beaver Moon lunar eclipse—will be visible early Friday across North America, the Pacific, and some of Eastern Asia and South America. It will be just shy of a total eclipse, and it’s expected to be the longest lunar eclipse in 580 years, Space.com reports. Here’s everything you need to know about this almost total eclipse.
What does an ‘almost total’ lunar eclipse mean?When the Earth, sun, and moon line up for a lunar eclipse, the Earth…
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