super blue blood moon will appear on 31 january

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January skywatchers are in for a rare treat: a Blue Moon, a total lunar eclipse and a supermoon all in the same month.A Blue Moon is when two full moons happen in the same calendar month; lunar eclipses occur when the moon passes into Earth’s shadow; and supermoons happen when the moon’s perigee — its closest approach to Earth in a single orbit — coincides with a full moon. In this case, the supermoon also happens to be the day of the lunar eclipse.
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