According to astronomers, there will be two bodies in the heavens at the end of July which will both appear as red — the planet Mars and Earth’s moon.  On July 27, Mars will appear brighter in the night sky and it will appear brighter than it was in 2003, the website Space.com reports. Mars will be 35.98 million miles from the earth and will be 10 times brighter than usual On the very same day, Earth’s moon will also appear red, but only for a couple of hours.  According to astronomers, it will be the longest total

lunar eclipse of the century lasting 1 hour and 43 minutes. The eclipse will best be seen in Africa, the Middle East, southern Asia and the Indian Ocean.  Space.com reports the moon will remain in the earth’s shadow for nearly 4 hours total. Lunar eclipses occur when the moon passes into the Earth’s shadow, directly opposite of the sun.  Unlike solar eclipses, lunar eclipses are safe to view. You don’t need special lenses or a box — just your own eyes. READ MORE