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Super Moon & Total Lunar Eclipse Occurs Sunday Night/Monday Morning

A Super Moon and Total Lunar Eclipse will occur Sunday Night lasting into Monday Morning across the United States.

January 20 and 21 represents the first full moon of 2019, which is known as the Wolf Moon. Not only will it be a full moon, the earth and moon will be closer than normal, meaning the moon will be larger than normal. This is commonly revered to as a Super Moon.

Areas shaded in white will see the total lunar eclipse, while areas in black will not see the lunar eclipse.

The lunar eclipse is expected to begin around 9:36 p.m. Sunday Evening and will reach totality at 11:41 p.m. Maximum occurs at 12:12 a.m. Monday and totality will end at 12:43 a.m. (Source: https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/usa/charlotte)

During the total lunar eclipse, the moon will take appear to be red due to the way light bends around the earth. This is why it is referred to as a “blood moon” during a total lunar eclipse.

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