Sky conditions are expected to be mostly clear Sunday night giving local residents an opportunity to see another phenomenon. A total lunar eclipse known as a Super Blood Wolf Moon is expected to begin Sunday evening and continue into the early morning hours Monday.
Local amateur astronomer Dr. James Clarke says this will be one of just two special eclipses we'll see this century.
Dr. Clarke says the reason it's called a Blood Moon is simply because it's a full moon.
According to Dr. Clarke, the event is expected to begin Sunday evening at 8:36.
Dr. Clarke says the only other Super Blood Wolf Moon for this century is expected to be on Jan. 31st, 2037, but there will be another total eclipse of the moon visible in the northern hemisphere in May 2021.
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