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Lunar Eclipse: Myth And Mysteries Surrounding Blood Moon

The lunar eclipse , which happens generally two times per year, will turn our rough satellite a profound coppery shade of red and is the aftereffect of the going in the shadow of the Earth.

At the point when the light refracts contrastingly in the air and hits the moon, it influences it to seem red. Amid an aggregate shroud, the whole moon is in shadow and it shows up 'dark red'.




Friday's striking lunar obscuration is relied upon to be one of the longest observed this century, at about one hour and 43 minutes.

In spite of its simply logical birthplaces, the blood moon is thought by numerous to be an otherworldly indication of fate.

Here are probably the most noticeable fantasies and paranoid fears.

Biblical prophecy
Some believe that the blood moon relates to hidden messages in the bible describing the end of the world .

Doomsday ministers John Hagee and Mark Biltz first popularised the 'Blood Moon Prophecy' in 2014, suggesting that the ongoing 'tetrad' - four consecutive lunary eclipses, is the indicator of the end of earth as described in the Bible in Acts 2:20 and Revelation 6:12.



The first eclipse in the prophesied tetrad took place on April 15, 2014, and was followed by Blood Moons on October 8, 2014, April 4, 2015 and September 28, 2015, so the prophecy didn't work out quite as the preachers expected.
The theory is interpreted from the Book of Joel, which says: "The sun will turn into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and terrible day of the Lord comes."
A similar passage in the Book of Revelations reads: "And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, lo, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood."
Unsurprisingly, the prophecy has been repeatedly dismissed by astronomy experts.

Horoscopes
According to astrology experts, eclipses can bring extra insights into people's lives. This week's blood moon is set to bring "clarity about knowing what your heart wants, especially when it comes to friendships", explains professional astronomer Donna Page on Women's Health .

She predicts that the blood moon will make people re-evaluate the feelings people have about different friendships in their lives.




And if you're a Leo or Aquarius, you'll feel the greatest impact of the blood moon, while Tauruses and Scorpios can also expect some heightened insight, says Page.
African myth
Not everyone believes that the blood moon will bring violence or the end of the world.
The Batammaliba people in Togo and Benin believe that the eclipse is the result of the sun and moon fighting, while the people encourage them to stop.
"They see it as a time of coming together and resolving old feuds and anger," explains Jarita Holbrook, a cultural astronomer at the University of the Western Cape in Bellville, South Africa in National Geographic . The legend still endures today.




Native American legend
According to the myth told by the Hupa, a Native American tribe from northern California, the moon has 20 wives and lots of pets, explains E. C. Krupp, astronomer and director of the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles.
Most of these pets were mountain lions and snakes and when the moon didn't provide them with enough food, they attacked their master, making it bleed.
The eclipse would only be brought to an end when the moon's wives came to its aid, collecting its blood and bringing it back to health, so the legend goes.
However, the Luiseño tribe of southern California believes that the eclipse shows that the moon is ill, says Krupp. It is down to the tribe members to sing prayers and chants to nurse it back to health, so the story goes.





South American myth
The Incas believed that the blood moon was the result of an attack by a mythical jaguar which ate the moon, with the resulting carnage explaining the red hue.
The feared that the Jaguar would then fall to Earth to devour people.
In order to prevent such an attack, they would shout and shake their spears at the moon and also beat their dogs to make them bark and howl.

Blood Moon: Nigeria Will Encounter The Longest Total Lunar Eclipse Today


Nigeria will tonight encounter an astounding aggregate lunar overshadowing, which will keep going for 60 minutes, a teacher, Augustine Ubachukwu, has said.

Mr Ubachukwu, the pioneer of Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Group of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, revealed this on Thursday in a meeting with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja.




"Nigeria is set to encounter an exceptionally marvelous aggregate lunar overshadowing on Friday, July 27, climate allowing. It will be obvious from 9:30.p.m. what's more, last till 11:22 p.m.

"This aggregate lunar shroud will be fundamentally unmistakable from the world's Eastern Hemisphere, which are Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

"Some portion of South America will have the capacity to watch the last phases of the overshadowing soon after dusk on July 27. New Zealand will get the starting phases of the obscuration before dawn on July 28.

“It will be the century’s longest total lunar eclipse with a whopping one hour and 43 minutes in totality.
 



“It starts with a partial eclipse at 7:24 p.m. The total eclipse begins at 8.30 p.m., and ends at 10.13 p.m. The peak of the eclipse will occur at 9.22 p.m. The partial eclipse ends at 11.19 p.m.,’’ he said.
 
Mr Ubachukwu observed that a lunar eclipse could occur only on the night of a full moon.




 
The scientist said during a total lunar eclipse, the earth completely blocks direct sunlight from reaching the moon, while the only light reflected from the lunar surface would be refracted by earth’s atmosphere.
 
According to him, unlike solar eclipses, lunar eclipses are safe to view without any eye protection or special precautions as they appear dimmer than the full moon.
 




The professor, however, said that the next total lunar eclipse that would be visible in Nigeria would occur on January 21, 2019.
 
Another professor, Rabiu Babatunde, the Director, Centre for Atmospheric Research in Kogi told NAN that people should not be perturbed at the occurrence.
 
Mr Babatunde said that the event underscored the fact that planetary objects, including the earth were in a state of defined continuous motion.
 



He said that the occurrence necessitated the need for scientists to continue monitoring and exploring the dynamics of the motion and the phenomena associated with them.
 
“Keeping tab on the dynamics will enable scientists sensitise the global community of any hazard associated with such occurrences,’’ he said.

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