This evening will feature a sunset total lunar eclipse visible across the islands. The eclipsed Moon will rise just as the Sun sets on the opposite horizon.
The eclipse will be just underway as the Moon rises on Hawaii island, with the Moon rising at almost exactly 18:00HST and the total phase of the eclipse starting 41 minutes later. Maximum will occur at 19:12HST with the Moon 14° above the horizon.
|January 20, 2019 Total Lunar Eclipse|
|*Data from Fred Espenak’s eclipse website|
An easy to view evening eclipse, no reason not to get out and view this one, no need for an alarm clock!