What to know about tomorrow morning’s eclipse (Wednesday morning):
- During totality is the best time to see autumn constellations.
- According to National Geographic, the exact color of a Blood Moon varies depending on the amount of dust in Earth’s atmosphere.
- It will be best seen from the Pacific Ocean, but the northwestern third of North America will also see all its stages.
- The moon will set while it is in total eclipse, or totality, in the eastern U.S.
- According to NASA, the moon will appear 5.3% larger than it did during April’s eclipse.
- Unlike a solar eclipse, it is safe to watch a lunar eclipse with the naked eye.
- The southern half of the moon will appear much darker than the northern half because it lies deeper in the Earth’s shadow.
- Tweet @PSF1989 photos of what you see and we’ll share via social media.
Wednesday’s eclipse times in Central Daylight Time:
- Partial eclipse begins 4:15 a.m.
- Total eclipse begins 5:25 a.m.
- Moment of full moon 5:51 a.m.
- Greatest eclipse 5:55 a.m.
- Total eclipse ends 6:24 a.m.