The total lunar eclipse will be witnessed on the evening of January 20 to 21 wherein the rare Super Blood Wolf Moon is going to pass through the northern half of Earth's shadow. The Earth's shadow will cause the moon to have a dark red color, hence the "blood" part of the name.
The rare lunar phenomenon will begin to appear on the night of the 20th and will slowly emerge into being just before midnight and continue as the calendar shifts to the 21st.
A lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth is positioned between the sun and the moon, casting the moon completely in the Earth's shadow and giving it an organish, "bloody" look.
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He said a total lunar eclipse is like a meteor shower: "You don't need equipment to enjoy it, you just go outside, and there it is". The same celestial event will again happen in May of 2022.
On Jan. 20, a total lunar eclipse, also known as a blood moon, will occur at the same time as a supermoon, the Indianapolis Star reports. There are usually 12 full moons in a year and each one has a traditional name.