Here Are All of the Solar and Lunar Eclipses You Can See in 2019

2019 will have plenty in store for astronomy fans across the world, with a total solar eclipse, an annular solar eclipse, a total lunar eclipse and more. The most exciting such event for U.S.-based stargazers may be the so-called “Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse” on Jan. 21, says Christian Veillet, an astronomer at the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory in Arizona. “The January lunar eclipse will be special, at least for the U.S. It’s really seen by the whole of America and South America and nicely centered, so everyone will be able to see all the totality phase of it, so it’s a nice show,” he says. Viellet says 2019 won’t have any solar or lunar events that are especially rare, like 2017’s total solar eclipse, which was the first of its kind to be visible exclusively from the United States since the country’s founding. Still, there’s plenty to see in the night sky over the next 12 months. Of course, like all celestial happenings, your ability to view these events can depend on your location on Earth as well as the local weather. From the Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse in January to the total solar eclipse in July, here are five solar and lunar phenomena to watch in 2019: January 6: Partial Solar Eclipse On Jan. 6, stargazers in parts of East Asia and the Pacific will be able to witness a partial solar eclipse. A solar eclipse occurs when the sun is obscured by the moon. If the sun, moon and Earth are lined up, you ...
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