Library hosts Super Blue Blood Moon event

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Cheyenne, Wyo. - For the first time in 150 years there will be a rare phenomenon in the skies Wednesday morning, January 31.

A blood moon, a super moon, a blue moon and a total lunar eclipse will all be happening between 6-8 am.

The moon will be at the closest point of its orbit- making it brighter and larger than usual, and earning the nickname super moon. The moon will also turn a dramatic red-orange color, and because it is the second full moon this month, it is also named a blue moon.

It all begins at 6 am. And the Laramie County Library is hosting a watch party on the staff terrace to assure you have the best view of the moon through the libraries new telescope.

Librarian Carey Hartman expresses her excitement, and tells us what makes this such a special morning,

"You'll be able to see the moon really close up. You'll be able to see the shadow of the earth as it passes across the moon. It'll be a really exciting experience."