The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By JOE WITHERSPOON
Cottontail Observatory 

Partial Lunar Eclipse November 18-19th

 

November 10, 2021



The eclipse begins on November 18th at 11:02PM MST when the Penumbra part of the Earth’s shadow touches the edge of the Moon. The Moon’s brightness at this point is -12.5. The Penumbra will continue covering the surface of the Moon until the Ulmba part of the Earth’s shadow touches the Moon’s edge on November 19th at 00:17AM MST. The Moon’s brightness is now down to -0.01.

Maximum Eclipse: The Ulmba will continue to cover the Moon’s surface until only a little crescent part of the Moon is not covered.

The time is approximately 2:02AM November 19th. The Moon will have a reddish c...



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