Why does the Moon turn red during a Lunar eclipse?

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Why does the Moon turn red during a Lunar eclipse?

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Avijit Das 1 year 1 Answer 263 views Gold 0

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  1. You can credit Earth’s atmosphere with providing an orangish color to the moon during an eclipse. The atmosphere acts like a filtered lens. It bends redsunlight into our planet’s shadow and scatters out blue light. It’s the same reason why sunrises and sunsetsappear reddish.

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