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Distance: 57 earth radii
Ecliptic latitude: -3 degrees
Ecliptic longitude: 94 degrees
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SUPER BLOOD MOON TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE

Aloha and Happy New Year!
I’m so excited for the upcoming SUPER BLOOD MOON TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE!  Jan. 30 – 31, 2018
Be sure to mark your calendar for the night of Tuesday,  Jan. 30 and we finish Wednesday,  Jan. 31.
I am thrilled to announce that the Institute for Astronomy in Pukalani is offering their place for us to view!! Thank you JD Armstrong!!
Address: 34 Ohia Ku St – Pukalani ……below the Longs Drugs Store
If you are in Lahaina, Eddie at the Hyatt Regency is also hosting the event…..go to the rooftop of the Lahaina Tower to find him.
 
I will be setting up my scope in the parking lot of IfA and will rest in my car if I feel I need a nap…….eclipse happens from 12:51am with totality at 3:29am and finishes after 5am!!!
We’ll have a little party!!!  I can bring pizza, however it will be cold pizza by midnight 🙂   Bring a chair or mat or sleeping bag to be comfortable.  Bring water or beverages.
I’ll be there before midnight the night of Jan. 30, to set up and get things ready.  You can at your leisure and leave anytime.
 
Let me know if you are interested so I can add you to the list……include your phone number too just in case we get weathered out.  EMAIL ME : bexter@maui.net
All are invited! Invite your friends!  Hope to see you under the Blood Moon!

 

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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