SIUC Astronomer Bob Baer on the Upcoming Lunar Eclipse.

Jan 18, 2019

On Sunday, January 20th, 2019 the Moon will be on the receiving end of the Earth's Shadow.  This total Lunar Eclipse will occur around 9:30PM Central Time.

On this edition of WSIU InFocus, we visit with Astronomer Bob Baer, of the SIU Physics Department and learn about what exactly we will see, and the reasons for it.

To learn more about Lunar Eclipses visit:  https://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/lunar.html

The public can attend a free Lunar Eclipse viewing session utilizing very high resolution telescopes, this Sunday at the Neckers Building on the campus of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.  To learn more about the viewing session, visit:  https://www.physics.siu.edu/events/astronomy.php