Full Beaver Moon and the Longest Eclipse in Over Five Hundred Years…

November’s Full Beaver Moon, a near-total lunar eclipse, will happen early in the morning on Friday, the 19th, and will last three hours, 28 minutes and 24 seconds – the longest in 580 years. This month’s moon will also appear to be full from Wednesday night through Saturday morning.

I wonder what the people viewing the last long eclipse in 1441 were thinking…

For more information, visit NASA’s Full Moon Guide or The Old Farmer’s Almanac!

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