The first eclipse of 2018 will be a total lunar eclipse on Jan. 31. It is popularly referred to as a Blue Moon. Such a skywatching event hasn't happened for more than 150 years. The eclipse will be visible in the evening sky to people living in central and eastern Asia, Indonesia, New Zealand and in southwestern Australia.
Blue Moons happen about once every 2.7 years.
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