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By David Freeman
Ski Watchers Across The Continental US There. Will be treated to a complete lunar eclipse on January 20-21, when ground shade sweeps over the lunar surface to give it a reddish tinge and turn it into something called a "blood moon."
This will be the first lunar eclipse from 2019 and the last full lunar eclipse until 2021. It coincides with the full-year moon – a "wolf moon" in the folkloric tradition because it comes in a time of year when wolves howl outside villages – And comes when the moon is a bit bigger and brighter because it's at the closest point to ground in its elliptical orbit.
Since there is a so-called SuperMonkey that's shadows, some media outlets have dubbed the eclipse "Super Blood Wolf Moon."
But if the eclipse becomes outdated, your expectations should not be.
"There is nothing" Wolfie "about the Eclipse, and I never really was able to tell a Superman of a normal moon with my own eyes," Tiller Nordgren, an astronomer at Ithaca, New York, told NBC News. MACH in an email.
Eclipse will be evident in North and South America, as well as in parts of Western Europe and Africa. Skycatchers in other parts of Africa, Europe and Asia will see a partial eclipse.
This will start on January 20 at 10:30 pm Eastern Time, when ground shade begins to cross the lunar surface. Totality – The Point When the Sun, Moon and Earth Are Perfectly Aligned and Earth's Shadow Covers the entire Moon's Moon – Occurs at 12:12 am East Time on January 21st.
"Everyone with a clear sky will have a spectacular view," Nordgren added, adding that he would be among those who cast out for a look.
Do not worry about special eye protection. While solar eclipses have to be visited with special glasses or lenses, lunar oblique lips can easily be watched with the naked eye.
The eclipse is one of the two lunar eclipses and three solar eclipses in 2019. There will be a partial lunar eclipse on July 16, but the next whole lunar eclipse will not arrive until May 26, 2021.
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