The Associated Press reports:
Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one. The moon, Earth and sun will line up this weekend for the only total lunar eclipse this year and next. At the same time, the moon will be ever so closer to Earth and appear slightly bigger and brighter than usual — a supermoon.
It begins with the partial phase around 10:34 p.m. EST Sunday. That’s when Earth’s shadow will begin to nip at the moon. Totality — when Earth’s shadow completely blankets the moon — will last 62 minutes, beginning at 11:41 p.m. EST Sunday.
If the skies are clear, the entire eclipse will be visible in North and South America, as well as Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, Great Britain, Norway, Sweden, Portugal and the French and Spanish coasts. The rest of Europe, as well as Africa, will have partial viewing before the moon sets.
TONIGHT: Total lunar eclipse and SUPERMOON — eclipse totality at 12:13a eastern. Skies should clear but you’ll want to REALLY bundle up to see it with bitter cold wind chills. More info: https://t.co/YSKRNyBQmR
— Capital Weather Gang (@capitalweather) January 20, 2019
Here’s how to see the “Super Blood Wolf Moon” (but you don’t need to call it that). We’ve also got a way you can watch this lunar eclipse if it’s too cold to venture outside. https://t.co/RlXn5MI9dk
— The New York Times (@nytimes) January 20, 2019