‘Blood Moon' Viewing Early Tuesday

By CBS News

Published 04/14 2014 11:48AM

Updated 04/14 2014 11:55AM

On Tuesday, April 15, there will be a total lunar eclipse that will turn the moon a coppery red, NASA says.
On Tuesday, April 15, there will be a total lunar eclipse that will turn the moon a coppery red, NASA says.

CBSNews -- A pretty spectacular sight will grace our pre-dawn skies on Tuesday.   A total lunar eclipse will turn the moon a coppery red, hence its name, the blood moon. To take advantage of it, you’ll have to stay up late from Monday night into Tuesday. 2-4 a.m. or so will be the best viewing time.

2 ‘Blood Moon’ Viewing Early Tuesday

Clouds ahead of an approaching cold front may be the only fly in the ointment.  Clouds or not, if you don’t get a chance to see this eclipse, you’re in luck! It’s one of four total eclipses that will take place in North America over the next year and a half; the next occurs on October 8 and another two follow next year on April 4 and September 28th.

So get your cameras ready – and send us your photos! Use the hashtag #shareKOLR on Twitter and Facebook, email them to share@kolr10.com or sign up for an account on our ShareIt page!

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