By Cyd Lass
Staff Intern 

Stargazers in for a treat early Wednesday morning

WORLAND - Late Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for night sky watchers. Three amazing phenomenas are set to happen - a super moon, blue moon and lunar eclipse.

 

January 30, 2018

NASA

Stages of the Jan. 31, 2018 "super blue blood moon" (weather permitting) are depicted in Pacific Time with "moonset" times for major cities across the U.S., which affects how much of the event viewers will see.

WORLAND - Late Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for night sky watchers. Three amazing phenomenas are set to happen - a super moon, blue moon and lunar eclipse.

Though each of these things individually isn't incredibly rare, the occurrence of the three things happening at once happens once every 150 years.

"A super moon is when the moon presents itself about 7 percent brighter than the average full moon," Samantha Ogden, the project coordinator at University of Wyoming's planetarium, said. "It's at its closest distance to Earth in its monthly o...



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