The longest lunar eclipse this century, and other special features such as Mars looking spectacular will be seen.
The blood moon myths are many and varied, but, at the end of the day, it's just an eclipse.
All five five planets visible to the naked-eye are on show in the night skies over Australia, and a Blood Moon on the way too.
There are plenty of astronomical things to watch out for this year beyond this week's lunar eclipse, including new Moon landings and a space station falling back to Earth.
Studying lunar eclipse could help us work out what's happening on exoplanets.
There is plenty of excitement about the lunar eclipse this week, but don't believe all you read and hear about this wonderful astronomical event.
A bunch of uncommon things all happening at the same time mean this full moon will have some special attributes.
A rare super blood moon visible from parts of the Earth this month will delight those people lucky enough to see it. But why has this marvel of the solar system got some people so worried?