When the blood moon slips away

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 7:06 PM – If the frosts were late in Quebec this season, that does not prevent the Moon from expressing itself. A very special event is going to happen when it is full. All of Quebec will be able to observe it! Explanations.


In short :

  • November moon: that of frost;
  • It is also called the Frosted Moon;
  • She will be the Blood Moon, because of the eclipse.

Frost moon

With winter gradually setting in, the Moon becomes more visible on cold nights, in the absence of clouds. In November, frosts become more frequent at night and in the morning. Towards the end of the month, temperatures remain below zero during the day also in areas further north. This fall, mildness prevailed and frosts lagged behind in all regions. Catching up is gradually taking place. The moon of November is precisely that of freezing.


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Moon of blood

Quebec will attend a very special event on the night of the full moon. Indeed, a partial lunar eclipse will occur at the same time. It is called the Blood Moon due to the fact that it passes in the shadow of the Earth. The radiation will therefore give it a coppery hue.

Moon November 1 (2)

In summary :

  • Moonrise at 4:05 p.m. on November 18;
  • Bed at 7:10 a.m. on November 19;
  • Full moon at 3:59 a.m. on November 19;
  • Peak: November 21 at 406,275 kilometers.

With the collaboration of Réjean Ouimet, meteorologist

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