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There will be a total lunar eclipse Tuesday that will turn the moon copper red


(CNN) - Get ready for an unusually beautiful moon to grace the night skies next week.

NASA said there will be a total lunar eclipse early Tuesday morning that will turn the moon a burnt reddish orange.

It's called a Blood Moon, and this one is just the first in a series of four consecutive total eclipses.

Within a year and a half, North America will be able to see a Blood Moon a total of four times. 

KTIV's Meteorologist Ben Dorenbach said the best viewing time is from 11:58 p.m. to 3:35 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Click here for more information from NASA.

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