It will start at 3:18 pm EST on Saturday and the total eclipse will happen at 5:44 pm EST. It will last more than an hour. The moon will turn shades of amber and crimson.
Eastern North America and South America will be able to view it. However, people in Alaska, eastern Australia and New Zealand will not be able to view it. People in Europe, Africa and the Middle East will have the best view of this.
A lunar eclipse is when the earth passes between the sun and the moon blocking the sun's light .
This is the first one in 3 years and another one will happen August 28th.