First Blue Moon Total Lunar Eclipse in 150 Years Coming This Month

The first eclipse of 2018 will be a lunar one that comes at the very end of the month, on Jan. 31.

It will be a total eclipse that involves the second full moon of the month, popularly referred to as a Blue Moon. Such a skywatching event hasn’t happened for more than 150 years.

Read moreĀ https://www.space.com/39241-first-blue-moon-total-eclipse-150-years.html

In NZ the eclipse will start at 01:51 on 1st of February so I guess it won’t actually be a blue moon for us.