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How to Watch the Century's Longest Lunar Eclipse in Florida

The longest lunar eclipse recorded in the past 100 years is happening Friday July 27 and it happens to be a blood moon as well. Sadly if you’re in America you won’t see it.

By the time the full moon rises for America the lunar eclipse will sadly be over, but don’t worry you can still watch the lunar eclipse. You can live-stream the entire event at 1 p.m. eastern time at .

At around 1:14pm the full moon will pass through Earth’s shadow. Turning the moon a blood orange color. Hence the name ‘blood moon.’ Since the moon will be at its apogee point, the furthest orbital distance from the Earth, this lunar eclipse will last about an hour and 45 minutes.

If you miss the century’s longest blood moon don’t worry! The next lunar eclipse is January 2019.