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BSIG Lunar Eclipse Observing Session at Metcalf Field
May 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm CDT
Please join us for this special celestial event – Total Lunar Eclipse.
Details for Sun. May 15th Total Lunar Eclipse:
Moonrise is at 8:23pm CT (declination -19°36′ / azimuth 117°39′)
Penumbral Eclipse Begins: 8:32pm CT
Partial Phase Begins: 9:28pm
Total Phase Begins: 10:29pm
Max. Eclipse: 11:11pm
Total Phase Ends: 11:54pm
Partial Phase Ends: 12:55am
Penumbral Phase Ends: 1:50am
This is about as good timing as we can have for a lunar eclipse prior to a workday!!
For more information about the eclipse, see here: https://www.space.com/total-
Everyone is invited, there is no charge to attend and kids are welcome! Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Also, bring a few extra clothing layers in case temps dip at night. We will have telescopes on hand for people to look thru, but if you have a telescope or binoculars, bring them too!
The event is cancelled if cloudy.
Metcalf Field information.