Published: Fri, July 27, 2018
Research | By Derrick Holloway

Did life once exist on the moon?

Did life once exist on the moon?

Although the lunar eclipse is expected to last 103 minutes, observers in the United Kingdom and Ireland will not be able to catch the start as the moon will still be below the horizon.

In a rare treat, Mars will add to the wonder on Friday night as it appears directly below the blood moon at near maximum brightness. It definitely is a great year for people who enjoy astronomy!

"The lunar eclipse and Blood Moon is a spectacle worth witnessing from a good location, even if you don't have a DSLR camera or telephoto lens", said Noton. "We've all caught on to this lovely word "blood-moon". When most of the blue light from the sun is filtered out by earth's atmosphere making the sky appear blue, and the least scattered red light will seep through the atmosphere and reach the moon making it appear red.

Another factor that is playing a role in the eclipse's duration is the path that the moon is taking through the Earth's shadow.

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During the total eclipse, which begins at 7:30am, the Moon will be much fainter than usual. "On the 27th July, Mars will be at its closest to the Earth, with the moment of opposition itself being in the early morning, although here in the United Kingdom we'll have to wait until nighttime".

Although the actual point of opposition will take place on July 27, Mars will be noticeably larger for the majority of the month of July. But the dust reflects sunlight, which makes for an even brighter Red Planet.

For those in areas from Whanganui to Wellington, there was just a slim chance of glimpsing the totally-eclipsed moon as the sun peeked above the horizon.

You don't need any kind of special equipment in order to see the Blood Moon 2018 on July 27 as it will be visible from the naked eye. Eventually, it cooled, forming the Moon and the Earth, according to the theory. The other regions that share this cosmic treat are the Middle East, parts of Russian Federation and Kazakhstan, and the eastern half of Africa, but at least part of the eclipse can be seen from nearly everywhere in the world except North America.

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A new study claims that life could have existed on the Moon long long ago. For those watching on Earth, the moon appears to cover the sun, with a ring of the sun's light surrounding the moon.

As this theory goes, the super-heated doughnut of molten, vaporized rock and liquid - called a synestia - cooled, then the moon emerged, after which the remaining cloud of vapor condensed to form the Earth.

Europe, eastern Asia, Australia, Indonesia, and other regions will enjoy a partial lunar eclipse, where the moon passes partly through Earth's shadow.

Further research could also involve simulation chambers that would mimic the moon's conditions to see if life could have survived.

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Prof. Zarb Adami, an astrophysicist, explained that the reason this lunar eclipse was the longest of the 21st century was because it passed through the centre of Earth's shadow, increasing the time in which the moon was blocked from the sun.

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