If the skies are clear, the entire eclipse will be visible in North and South America, as well as Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, Great Britain, Norway, Sweden, Portugal and the French and Spanish coasts.
This will be the first and only total lunar eclipse of 2019.
Will lunar eclipse be visible in India? The "wolf" part comes from the name given to full moons in January - "wolf moons". This can happen only when the sun, the moon and Earth are perfectly aligned during a full moon, Thanjavur said.
The main partial eclipse begins when our satellite dips into the inner umbral shadow at 10:34 p.m.
Skywatchers in North America will get a celestial treat late Sunday (Jan. 20) and early Monday (Jan. 21), when the moon goes into eclipse and turns blood red.
"I looked up and saw the moon rising in the east and the bottom part of it looked like someone had taken a bite out of it", he recalled.
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"It will start at 2.30am with the first shadow of the Earth, the penumbra, reaching the moon, which is caused when the sun, the moon and the Earth are not in a straight line yet". The moonlight will be dimmer, but it will still be fairly bright, Thanjavur said. It's similar to what happens at sunrise and sunset, when the sun appears red in colour, Thanjavur said.
Depending on the amount of water vapor, clouds, water droplets, dirt, dust and ash in the atmosphere at the time of the eclipse, the moon will appear in various shades of red compared to previous lunar eclipse events. "That's about the difference between the largest possible supermoon and the smallest possible moon".
If the weather is good, UVic will host an open house at the observatory on the fifth floor of the Bob Wright Centre from 6:30 p.m.to 10:30 p.m.
Lunar enthusiasts emphasize that the eclipse is available to anyone inclined to look to the skies. In essence, you'd be seeing a solar eclipse. "It's very lovely as it is".
According to BBC, the eclipse will begin at 2.35 am GMT in the United Kingdom and will last till 7.49 am GMT. The Earth's shadow starts moving over the Moon and not easily seen to the naked eye. Different materials cool off at different rates, so the infrared view allows researchers to see surface features that are usually hard to discern.
Sorin is one of those people. Thanjavur said he'll try to keep people moving.
This time we won't be able to actually SEE it (we are on the wrong side of the planet this time and it will be daytime so, duh), but according to Spiritual Adviser Rose Smith from Absolute Soul Secrets, that doesn't mean the event won't have an astrological impact on us all.
In western Europe, totality will begin after midnight and last for 52 minutes.