California Super Blue Blood Moon Wednesday January 31 2018: NASA Live Feed & Viewing Parties

Supermoon by Bill Ingalls Courtesy of NASA.gov
Supermoon by Bill Ingalls Courtesy of NASA.gov

California is a premier viewing spot for the Super Blue Blood Moon Wednesday morning January 31 2018.
South OC Beaches has all the info for you to enjoy the Super Blue Blood Moon!

Californians and viewers in western Canada will be treated to the total eclipse phase from start to finish, though the penumbral shadow will pass after the Moon has set.

NASA Super Blue Blood Moon Facts

1) SuperMoon: The Moon is closer to the Earth in its orbit (perigee) and about (14%) brighter than usual.
This Supermoon is a (3rd) in a series of Supermoons!

2) BlueMoon: It is the (2nd) Full Moon of the Month.

3) Lunar Eclipse: Visible before Sunrise in North American, Alaska and Hawaii.
Visible during Moonrise in the morning in the Middle East, Asia, Eastern Russia, Australia
and New Zealand.

California Super Blue Moon Viewing Times Wednesday January 31 2018

3:48am: Umbral Eclipse Begins

4:51am: Totality Begins

5:00am-6:00am: Best Viewing

6:05am: Totality Phase Ends

Super Blue Blood Moon Live Streams

NASA Main Site Live Stream of the Super Blue Blood Moon and Lunar Eclipse at 2:30am(pst)

NASA TV Online Live Stream Super Blue Blood Moon at 2:30am(pst)

Griffith Observatory TV Live Stream at 3:45am(pst) thru 7:00am(pst)

Total Lunar Eclipse Janaury 31 2018 Time Line Courtesy of NASA.gov

Southern California Viewing Locations Include

Griffith Observatory

Free Public Event from 3:45am to 7:00am Wednesday January 31 2018

Griffith Observatory Advice for Visiting

The eclipse will be visible to the naked eye from anywhere in southern California
It is safe to view a lunar eclipse without any eye protection
Expect large crowds
Those attending should expect traffic congestion and long walks from parking.
The Vermont and Western Canyon entrances into Griffith Park will open at 3:30am
All parking is free until 12:00pm
Please do not bring personal telescopes
Please do not bring lawn furniture; blankets are permitted

Griffith Observatory is located at 2800 East Observatory Road.

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