Lunar Eclipse Sunday


A total lunar eclipse will be visible over southern Wyoming, weather permitting, on the evening of Sept. 27. A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes through at least a part of the shadow cast by the earth, darkening the moon’s surface as seen from earth.

The following table provides the times for specific parts of the eclipse:

Partial eclipse begins - 7:07 p.m.

Total eclipse begins - 8:11 p.m.

Greatest eclipse - 8:47 p.m.

Total eclipse ends - 9:23 p.m.

Partial eclipse ends - 10:25 p.m.

This lunar eclipse is the last of a series of four consecutive total lunar eclipses, known as a tet...

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