Total Lunar Eclipse Coming this Month

A total lunar eclipse is expected to headline May's astronomical events, experts say.

  • The eclipse is expected to happen on Wednesday, May 26th, and make the moon appear bright red, according to AccuWeather. It will be visible to the western United States; in other places, it will make the moon appear larger than usual, per the weather forecasting agency.
  • The month-long calendar of astronomical events will kick off Tuesday with a meteor shower that's expected to last until Wednesday morning, forecasters say. On May 13th, Mercury will be visible alongside the crescent moon, per Accuweather.
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