Prepare to have a truly terrestrial experience on Wednesday night.A very blood
blue moon will occur beginning with 7.48 pm on January 31, 2018, and Western Australia will have one of the best vantage points for viewing on the planet.
A blue moon is when 2 full moons occur in the same calendar month, and a blood moon is when a lunar eclipse happens as the moon passes into the Earth’s shadow.Combined with the
popular supermoon phenomenon, it’s rather rare these occasions all take place at the exact same time and the Observatory has invited Perth skygazers to the Yokine Reserve for an up-close view of the celestial event.Known as the “lunar trifecta “, it’s set to be a hell of a program-
ends up being.9.30 pm: Greatest eclipse-likewise known as a mid eclipse.10.08 pm: Total
eclipses ends.11.12 pm: Partial eclipse ends.Where to get the very best view in Perth and local WA If you’re not able to make it to the Observatory occasion, there are a variety of places