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Lunar Eclipse

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When Is The Next Blood Moon? October 8th Date For Rare Lunar ‘Tetrad’

After dazzling sky watchers Monday night, get ready for round two. Set your calendar for October 8th, when the second total lunar eclipse in this “Blood Moon” tetrad occurs, but this one is for super early risers, or serious night owls. The full eclipse will occur at 3:55 a.m. over the San Francisco – San Jose – Oakland area.

04/15/2014

The moon just exits from its total eclipse in the sky on December 10, 2011. ( LIU JIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Skywatchers Wake Up To Total Lunar Eclipse

Moon watchers in the western U.S., Hawaii and elsewhere across the globe were treated Saturday to a rare celestial phenomenon: a total lunar eclipse.

12/10/2011

The moon illuminated by refracted sunlight during a lunar eclipse. (NASA)

Lunar Eclipse Viewing Set For Oakland’s Chabot Center – Maybe

The Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland is hosting a viewing of the total lunar eclipse Monday night – and Bay Area residents are hoping clouds don’t obscure the rare event.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/20/2010