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StartNASAThe Tremendous Flower Blood Moon eclipse leaves spacecraft at nighttime

The Tremendous Flower Blood Moon eclipse leaves spacecraft at nighttime


A Tremendous Flower Blood Moon lunar eclipse will happen tonight (Might 15) and could also be a mesmerizing spectacle for Earth-bound viewers, however for the spacecraft on the moon, it is extra of a hindrance.

That is as a result of the three at present energetic lunar spacecraft — NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), India’s Chandrayaan-2 orbiter, and China’s Yutu-2 rover — are all solar-powered. For the reason that moon will endure a whole lunar eclipse on Might 15 into the morning of Might 16, the whole sunlit half of the moon will darken because the moon enters Earth’s shadow, and the spacecraft won’t be able to cost their batteries.



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