February 10, 2017 full moon courtesy Patricia Rice

Did you know: There are 3 kinds of lunar eclipses

GREENVILLE, N.C (WNCT) – If you were looking for last night’s (Friday, February 10, 2017) lunar eclipse, you may have not have noticed much at all. The eclipse was partially visible here in the East, but it may not have been as dramatic as you were hoping. That’s because the eclipse was known as a penumbral eclipse, which is much more subtle than a partial or total lunar eclipse. An eclipse of the moon can only happen at full moon, when the sun, Earth, and moon line up with the Earth in the middle. Earth’s shadow falls on the moon,…