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Total lunar eclipse will be visible in Central America

By estrategiaynegocios.net

Between January 20 and 21, a total eclipse of the Moon will be visible in Central America and other parts of the world. The phenomenon will start at 8:30 pm (Central American Time) and 9:30 pm (Panama).

The maximum of the eclipse will occur at 23:12 (Central American Time), when the Moon is at an altitude of 74 °. This event will end at 1:48 (Central American Time) on January 21 and will have a penumbral magnitude of 2.168 (this is the fraction of the Moon obscured by the entrance to the gloom of the Earth) and threshold magnitude of 1.195 (fraction of the Moon obscured by the umbra of the Earth).

According to NASA, during a lunar eclipse the Earth prevents the sunlight from reaching the Moon, so at night the full Moon disappears as the shadow of our planet covers it. The red color of the Moon is due to the Earth's atmosphere absorbing the other colors while bending some sunlight towards the Moon.

Space.com says that these phenomena are easier to observe, no instrument is needed to enjoy it.

It is expected that the sky is clear.



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