Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Telescopes Available To View Lunar Eclipse.(Final)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

The sun, Earth and moon will perform as a trio tonight in celestial unison, and the Albuquerque Astronomical Society invites the public to a special viewing.

A lunar eclipse, with the Earth casting its shadow across the moon, will begin around sunset, reaching its rosy peak at 9:14 p.m. The moon will not darken completely, instead turning a reddish hue. The eclipse will last until shortly after 11 p.m.

However, viewing the eclipse in Albuquerque and most other New Mexico cities might be difficult because of a storm system that is covering most of the state, according to the National Weather Service. …

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