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Why does the Moon turn red during lunar eclipse?

Why does the Moon turn red during lunar eclipse?

During a lunar eclipse, the Earth lies directly between the Sun and the Moon, causing the Earth to cast its shadow on the Moon. The Moon turns red because the only sunlight reaching it passes through Earths atmosphere. Due to Rayleigh scattering, the red light from the Sun, which has the longest wavelength, passes through the Earths atmosphere..

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