Solar Eclipse to Occur After Recent Lunar Eclipse

October 23, 2014 - Supermoon

Solar Eclipse

A prejudiced solar obscure is approaching to start on Oct. 23 after a new lunar obscure took place about dual weeks ago. In fact, this year has seen countless astronomical events in regards to a moon and sun. Two sum lunar eclipses have taken place, as good as 3 supermoon phases. Also, dual new moons have occurred within a same month, twice. The object expelled a few X-class solar flares and is now approaching to extract in a prejudiced solar eclipse.

According to Slate, a new moon will pass over a object on Thursday to exhibit a prejudiced solar obscure manifest to many of a continental U.S., if continue permits it. The eventuality is approaching to start around 1:34 P.M. Pacific Standard Time (PST) and rise around 2:59 P.M. The tip of a northeastern area of a U.S. might have problem saying it until around nightfall and depending on either viewers can find a low-lying nightfall from their area, according to NBC News.

Slate also reported viewers should take a same precautionary measures used with observation sum solar eclipses with this prejudiced one due to probable eye repairs and blindness that can occur. Slate settled there are many ways to perspective a prejudiced obscure and NASA and National Geographic Magazine had suggested ways to do so. NBC News also settled viewers should not use binoculars or a telescope but a special filter to perspective a obscure as this can also lead to critical eye damage.

The prejudiced solar obscure comes dual weeks after a sum lunar obscure took place on Oct. 8 and was referred to as a “bloodmoon.” According to EarthSky Organization, a full moon obscure happened in a diminutive hours of a morning for North America and is a second sum lunar obscure to start from 4 approaching to take place between 2014 and 2015. A full moon occurring in Oct can also be referred to as a “hunter’s moon” after a supposed “harvest moon” has occurred in September.

In fact, a collect moon and dual other full moons that took place this year were referred to as a “supermoon” due to a tighten vicinity of a moon to a earth. Also famous as a “perigee moon,” The Weather Channel (TWC) settled how NASA explained that some full moons are several sizes due to a elliptical circuit of a moon. Tech Times mentioned these supermoons had occurred on Jul 12, Aug. 10, and Sep. 9.

The object has also been active in showcasing events for world earth. According to NASA, an X-class solar light took place as recently as Oct. 22, with another one reported to have occurred on Oct. 19. NASA also settled a high M-class light occurred Oct. 21 from a same active region. The news comes after reported an X-class light took place on Sep. 10 and totalled X1.6 contra one that occurred in Feb this year and totalled X4.9. remarkable an X4-class light is 4 times some-more absolute than an X1 flare.

If these astronomical events were not enough, a moon calendar posted on shows dual new moons occurred within a same month and happened twice this year. Sometimes referred to as a “black moon” (versus a “blue moon” when dual full moons start within a same month), a initial new moon occurred on Jan. 1 and reappeared on Jan. 30 and a second one occurred on Mar 1 and reappeared on Mar 30.

This year has seen poignant astronomical events with both a object and a moon. Various outlets have reported these events are not deliberate rare, solely for a four-series sum lunar eclipses that started prime of this year and is approaching to continue until tumble of subsequent year. Also famous as a “lunar tetrad,” EarthSky settled 8 of these forms of obscure array might start within this century alone, since in other centuries, there might have been nothing during all. These forms of array are totalled by holding into comment that a prejudiced lunar obscure did not start within 6 lunar months from a prior sum lunar eclipse.

A prejudiced solar obscure is set to start after a new bloodmoon obscure took place on Oct. 8. Even if reports prove these astronomical events are not deliberate a rarity, or might even be insignificant, it appears surprising to have so many events start within one year.

By Liz Pimentel

NBC News
EarthSky (Hunter’s Moon)
Tech Times
EarthSky (Lunar Tetrad)

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Photo of Partial Solar Eclipse supposing by Rhys Jones

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