Best viewing time for Tax Day's 'Blood Moon' over NH: 3:08 a.m. Tuesday
Tuesday, when some taxpayers feel like the government wants them to squeeze blood from a rock, the moon will appear blood-red in a total lunar eclipse, one of four consecutive total lunar eclipses (a tetrad) that will be visible between now and September 2015.
As with any lunar eclipse, the best viewing is away from city lights and, although telescopes do give a more detailed view, the phenomenon can be seen with the naked eye. Tuesday's weather forecast calls for rain, so the lunar eclipse may not be visible at all here if cloud cover arrives early enough.
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