The lunar eclipse tonight in Kansas City will be visible at around 9:00 PM. Make sure you have a clear view of the sky and enjoy the show!
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The Moon will pass through the center of Earth’s shadow tonight, creating a total lunar eclipse visible from North and South America.
When is the eclipse?
The eclipse will happen tonight, May 26, 2021, from 8:46 p.m. to 12:53 a.m. The peak of the eclipse — when the moon is darkest — will happen at 10:19 p.m.
What will happen during the eclipse?
During the eclipse, the moon will darken as it enters into Earth’s shadow. This partial eclipse will be visible in Kansas City, weather permitting, beginning at 10:34 p.m. CT on Jan. 20 (9:34 p.m. MT on Jan. 20). The maximum eclipse — when the moon is most deeply shadowed — will occur at 11:41 p.m. CT (10:41 p.m. MT). The eclipse will end at 12:48 a.m. CT on Jan. 21 (11:48 p.m After the total eclipse ends, the moon will gradually regain its brightness as it exits Earth’s shadow..
Partial eclipses are safe to watch with the naked eye, but viewers should take care not to look directly at the sun during a total eclipse, as doing so can damage your vision
How can I see the eclipse?
To see the eclipse, find a spot where you have an unobstructed view of the moon. The further away you are from city lights, the better. Once you’re in position, simply look up at the moon. No special equipment is needed, but if you have binoculars or a telescope, they may enhance your experience.
What if I can’t see the eclipse?
If you can’t see the eclipse tonight in Kansas City, don’t worry! There are plenty of ways to watch it online. Here are a few:
The Virtual Telescope Project will be live streaming the eclipse from Auberry, California.
The Slooh Community Observatory will also be live streaming the eclipse, with commentary from astronomer Bob Berman.
And finally, NASA will be live streaming the eclipse from start to finish on their website.
In conclusion, the lunar eclipse tonight in Kansas City will happen at 10:13 PM.