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First Quarter Moon
First Quarter Moon

The moon is currently in Aquarius
The moon is 6 days old

Distance: 63 earth radii
Ecliptic latitude: 0 degrees
Ecliptic longitude: 309 degrees
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Hau’oli Makahiki hou = HNY

Happy New Year from the stars. And it will certainly be a happy year for astronomy!

Wow, we are starting the new year with a bang!

January 1 = Full Moon and Super Moon on January 1, 2018 and a 2nd Full Moon (Blue Moon) on Jan.30!

Jan. 30/31 will also be a rare TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE seen from Maui…..a blood Moon.

January 30/31 will be a BLUE MOON, SUPER MOON AND BLOOD MOON!!!   Wow!

Hoping to get the Club together to observe but it starts at midnight and totality is at 3:29 AM!!

See you next year!  Becky Sydney

Event UTC Time Time in Wailuku* Visible in Wailuku
Penumbral Eclipse begins Jan 31 at 10:51:13 Jan 31 at 12:51:13 am Yes
Partial Eclipse begins Jan 31 at 11:48:27 Jan 31 at 1:48:27 am Yes
Full Eclipse begins Jan 31 at 12:51:47 Jan 31 at 2:51:47 am Yes
Maximum Eclipse Jan 31 at 13:29:51 Jan 31 at 3:29:51 am Yes
Full Eclipse ends Jan 31 at 14:07:51 Jan 31 at 4:07:51 am Yes
Partial Eclipse ends Jan 31 at 15:11:11 Jan 31 at 5:11:11 am Yes
Penumbral Eclipse ends Jan 31 at 16:08:29 Jan 31 at 6:08:29 am Yes

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