Gallery PUBLISHED: 11:12 17 July 2019 | UPDATED: 12:09 17 July 2019 Suzanne Day Incredible picture of the eclipse taken last night at 11.30pm in Shotley PICTURE: JASON HEMMINGWAY Archant Photographers from across Suffolk captured some stunning photographs of the partial lunar eclipse, which brightened up the night sky yesterday evening. A beautiful shot of the partial lunar eclipse taken last night in Shotley at 10.30pm Picture: JASON HEMMINGWAYDespite fears it might be too cloudy, the partial eclipse which turned part of the moon a rich orange colour, was seen in Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Martlesham and Shotley Gate. Last night was our final chance to see a partial lunar eclipse until November, 2021.Caroline Hall from Chelmondiston grabbed her camera and rushed outside to take a picture of the partial eclipse. She said: "It was lovely that it happened on the anniversary of the moon landing which I watched with fascination, but some sorrow that our … [Read more...] about Did you see the partial lunar eclipse last night?
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PUBLISHED: 12:29 16 July 2019 | UPDATED: 12:33 16 July 2019 Suzanne Day Tonight there will be a partial lunar eclipse on the same day we celebrate the 50th anniverasy of the Apollo 11 moon landings Archant Keep your eyes on the skies this evening and you could spot a partial lunar eclipse, which ties in with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landings. The Royal Astronomical Society say during the partial eclipse 60% of the Moon's surface will turn red or dark grey.Your best chance of seeing the eclipse will be tonight, Tuesday, July 16, between 9pm and 10pm when the moon is rising. However there are expected to be some areas of cloud developing later today which may make spotting the eclipse tricky. If you manage to get a picture of the partial lunar eclipse please send your photographs to the East Anglian Daily Times or Ipswich Star Facebook page. Today marks the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, making the partial eclipse extra … [Read more...] about Will we be able to see the partial lunar eclipse tonight?
By Hai Minh  July 16, 2019 | 01:45 pm GMT+7 People stand around a 0.5-meter telescope at Hoa Lac Astronomical Station in Hanoi. Photo by VnExpress/Giang Huy. More than 100 space lovers have registered to observe the partial lunar eclipse at the Hoa Lac Astronomical Station in Hanoi early on Wednesday. In Vietnam, the moon will enter penumbra (the weaker part of Earth's shadow) at 1:43 a.m. and umbra (the darker part of Earth's shadow) at 3:00 a.m. The midpoint of the eclipse will come at 4:30 a.m. The lunar eclipse will end when the moon sets at 5:28 a.m. The eclipse can also be seen in other regions, Central Asia, Europe, Africa and the Indian Ocean. Lunar elcipse is an astronomical phenomenon when the moon appears darkened as it passes through the Earth's shadow. The viewing event is organized by the Vietnam Space Center in collaboration with the Hanoi Astronomical Society at Hoa Lac Astronomical Station in Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park, 30 km from Hanoi's center. … [Read more...] about Hanoi observatory opens for lunar eclipse viewers
By Barbara Goldberg and Steve Gorman NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Astronomy buffs across the United States have been promised all the makings of a spectacular total lunar eclipse on Sunday except one - clear skies. Star gazers from Los Angeles to New York will keep their eyes on the sky for the eclipse, known as a super blood wolf moon, expected to appear at 11:41 p.m. EST (0441 GMT). Although it is a total eclipse, the moon will never go completely dark but rather take on a coppery red glow - called a blood moon. It is also a full moon that is especially close to Earth, called a supermoon. And since it appears in January, when wolves howled in hunger outside villages, it has earned the name wolf moon, according to The Farmers Almanac. But no matter how perfectly the stars align for this stellar event, the thrill or disappointment of the evening really depends on one thing: the weather. If skies are clear on Sunday night, the spectacular total lunar eclipse will be visible with … [Read more...] about Total lunar eclipse set to wow star gazers, clear skies willing
By Kurt Snibbe | ksnib[email protected] | Orange County RegisterPUBLISHED: January 15, 2019 at 3:57 pm | UPDATED: January 18, 2019 at 10:08 pm The night sky will feature a total lunar eclipse on Sunday, Jan. 20. It will be visible to the naked eye from anywhere in southern California if skies are clear. The current forecast calls for partly cloudy skies. You do not need a telescope — it’s safe to view a lunar eclipse without any eye protection. Phases and times for Southern California: Areas it will be visible around the world: Source: NASA Viewing events While you can watch the lunar eclipse from anywhere in Southern California, here are a few places that are hosting viewing events: LA County Griffith Observatory will host a free public viewing event from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Sunday. Telescopes will be available, and in addition the event will be livestreamed.Orange County OC Parks is organizing night hikes and viewing parties on Sunday night. Most are filling up … [Read more...] about A ‘super blood wolf moon’ total lunar eclipse is happening Sunday; here’s what to know