• Jeanna Shepard

Election Day Lunar Eclipse

A total lunar eclipse will take place in the early hours of Tuesday morning. The eclipse will be watched across the country and as far west as Hawaii and coincides with Election Day, a day for voting. This is when the full moon, the Bay Scallop Moon, slips into the earth's shadow.

The first evidence of the eclipse will take place at 4:08 a.m. The moon will start to move through the darkest part of the Earth's shadow, the Umbra.

Total eclipse starts at 5:16 a.m. and total mid eclipse happens at 6 a.m. By then, the moon will be appearing low in the western sky, as the light of dawn takes over.

Sunrise starts at 6:21, so it is unlikely you'll even be able to see the moon, though total eclipse ends at 6:41 a.m.

Enjoy this eclipse, as the light of dawn, the colors of sunrise, the color of a orange-red moon will make for potentially a wonderful show.

Daylight saving time ends this Sunday, so the light of the morning will seem different compared to where we've been so far this fall.

Sunrise and Sunset
Day Sunrise Sunset
Fri., Nov. 4 7:16 5:33
Sat., Nov. 5 7:18 5:31
Sun., Nov. 6 6:19 4:30
Mon., Nov. 7 6:20 4:29
Tues., Nov. 8 6:21 4:28
Wed., Nov. 9 6:23 4:27
Thurs., Nov. 10 6:24 4:26
Fri., Nov. 11 6:25 4:25

Temperatures and Precipitations
Day Max (Fº) Min (Fº) Inches
Oct. 28 69 50 T
Oct. 29 58 49 0.00
Oct. 30 63 38 0.00
Oct. 31 63 41 0.00
Nov. 1 65 58 0.24
Nov. 2 -- -- .--
Nov. 3 -- -- --

 

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