The longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century is coming on Friday

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At the same time, Mars will be close to earth, making it appear unusually large and bright. In fact, this phenomenon of the moon appearing small is called micro moon.

The eclipse will be most visible in Africa, Australia, Asia, Europe and South America.

Dr Gregory Brown, of the Royal Observatory Greenwich, said: "We miss a section of the eclipse due to the moon being below our horizon when it starts". The moon will be close to the horizon, so make sure to look west-south-west.

In Manchester, the moon will not appear until after 9.06pm BST, and in Glasgow, the moon will not be visible until maximum eclipse around 9.30pm BST. That means if you're in Rome your best chance of seeing the phenomenon is to climb one of the city's hills, such as Gianicolo, while those outside of the capital would benefit from leaving any forested areas and finding a high point.

Watch The Longest Lunar Eclipse Of The Century In Singapore On July 28
The longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century is coming on Friday

The interesting fact is that in India, the eclipse, both partial and the total, will be visible in nearly all the parts of the country.

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Around the world, people will be able to view the longest lunar experience of the 21st century, lasting one hour and 43 minutes.

"The two red objects in the sky will be a spectacular combination", said Prof Andrew Coates of University College London's Mullard Space Science Laboratory.

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It looks like a good night for it, with mostly clear skies predicted in southern regions including Puglia, Campania and Calabria.

It's when you can see an eclipsed Moon on the western horizon, as well as the rising Sun on the eastern horizon. The effect of the atmosphere is to bend the light from each celestial object by about half a degree, which also happens to be their apparent diameters in the sky. This is the same reason sunsets appear pink or red. "People keep referring to it as a "blood moon".

The visibility of the eclipse will nevertheless depend on the weather conditions in each specific location, with clouds and fog blocking views of the lunar event.

"The moon is not always in flawless alignment with the sun and the Earth, so that is why we do not get a lunar eclipse every lunar cycle", Brad Tucker, an astronomer with the Australian National University's Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, said in a statement. The total eclipse will last 103 minutes, and will peak at around 10.20pm.

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"Mars will look like this attractive bright red star just below the Moon", said Prof O'Brien.

Sky-watchers will also be able to see Mars burning brightly in the sky, looking like an orange-red star.

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