Total Lunar Eclipse

Tonight a total lunar eclipse but here at home, we're eclipsed by clouds.

It only happens about every six months. When the moon passes into the earth's shadow which blocks out the light that we would normally see shinning on the moon.

Typically, you wouldn't be able to see them here in Marietta. This one we can but the cloudy sky tonight may prevent that.

"Yes, unfortunately the weather forecast doesn't look so good for the eclipse, if it were clear enough to see the moon you would just want to go somewhere you had a clear view of the moon. It will begin at about 2 AM in the morning and the moon will be completely in the earths shadow at about 3 AM," said Ann Bragg, Physics Professor at Marietta College.

Watch the lunar eclipse here: http://www.nasa.gov/


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