But to see the Moon take its biggest bite out of Sun — the location of greatest eclipse — you'll need to venture to the bleak outpost of Srednekolymsk in central Siberia. Hey, at least it's got an airport.
Solar and Lunar Eclipses in - Sky & Telescope
The obscuration and the weather are less dramatic elsewhere in northeastern Asia and the North Pacific Ocean. More information about this eclipse. Here are key events for the total lunar eclipse on January 20—21, It's been more than three years since everyone in the U.
Totality lasts 63 minutes, from to UT. The timing of this one, with mid-eclipse at UT, gives everyone in North America a ringside seat — though it'll be a late night for anyone on the East Coast. So if it's clear that night, you'll have no good excuse for skipping this wonderful celestial event. The diagram at upper right and the table below show you what to look for and when UT times are all for January 21st; local times are on the 20th if "p.
Weather permitting, everyone in the U.
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As the map below shows, eclipse watchers in the Hawaiian Islands will see the Moon climb out of the Pacific Ocean at sunset on the 20th, with roughly half of it already immersed in shadow. Totality occurs in the hours before bedtime for those on the West Coast, but it happens later for those farther east and after midnight early on January 21st for the Eastern Seaboard.
Finally, go here to check out some interesting and scientifically useful observing activities that you can try during various stages of the eclipse.
January's total lunar eclipse is observable from all of North America — which hasn't happened since September If you're one of the estimated million U. A yellow band marks the path of totality for the total solar eclipse on July 2, On paper, the solar eclipse of July 2, , offers up to 4 m 33 s of totality, nearly double that of August Two weeks after July's new Moon and the solar eclipse it creates , the month's full Moon will dive about two-thirds of the way into Earth's umbral shadow. Unfortunately, with mid-eclipse at UT, July 16th's event isn't visible at all from North America.
Instead, it's timed best for skywatchers in Europe, Africa, and before dawn on July 17th southern Asia and Australia. From South America, you'll see the end of this eclipse after the Moon rises. The year comes to a dramatic conclusion with an annular eclipse that traces across the Eastern Hemisphere for some 8, miles 13, km over the course of 3. The event begins at dawn north of Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, with 2 m 59 s of annularity.
Greatest eclipse with a central duration lasting 3 m 39 s comes in eastern Sumatra. In connection with the Moon…a tendency for occult and mysticism may be given. I have written a whole post on Vega so here are my keywords:. Blood is thicker than water, family honor, loyalty, musical, theatrical, arty and crafty, waxes lyrical, charming the birds from the trees, pied piper, paying the piper, songbirds, lullaby, lair, aspiring, social climbers, class-conscious, divas, wannabes, fans, stalkers, admirers, high status, flash cars, impressive, political clout, gangsters, grasping, publicity hungry, media whores, ancestral talents, dynasties, forging, faking, plastic surgery, perfection, idealism, the pinnacle of success, snobbery, rags to riches, riches to rags, thieving, criminal activity, torture, punishment, law unto themselves.
When I studied Vega and Lyra in depth I found they were definitely associated with wealth and a tad of pretentiousness. It fits very well with the aspirational mountain-climbing goat.
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And because it carries a shaft poised on a drawn bow, it imparts strength to limb and keenness to the intellect, swiftness of movement, and an indefatigable spirit. The tarot card associated with this decan is the Three Of Pentacles. This card depicts the architect and specialised tradesmen. It is about learning practical skills and putting long-term commitment into building something that will last.
Churches are both something useful, lasting and sacred. In this incarnation, you are :. Others are prepared to back you now and offer support where in the past you struggled alone with your ideas and plans for the future. These folk can be elitists, but the material gain that comes with this decan is usually well earned and deserved. The evolved native does not become complacent, nor expect rewards to be handed to them on a plate.
Everything is worked hard for and material gains are valued and reinvested for future generations. In an eclipse, the energy of the Sun must also be considered as well as the Moon so we will look at the Sun also: Sun sextile Neptune can be a wonderfully glamorous, charismatic, musical, poetic and highly imaginative combination… that comes with a price!
It brings a touch of the childlike trickster to already nebulous Neptune. It gives this solar eclipse January an enchanting duplicity, a kind of Peter-Pan quality. Their imagination is kooky and poetic with a surreal edge.
The developing, blossoming feeling of the sextile can bring out the more deceptive qualities of Neptune however because the energies are unformed and unstable. It could give those touched by this solar eclipse a charming wit which lends itself to creative tale-telling! At this time we feel like excitable romantics with a tendency to worship our lovers. The solar eclipse energy will work best when we put this great devotion into an all-consuming passion, Ie; An artistic project, spiritual practice or best of all, working to transform the lives of the sick and needy. Moon sextile Neptune takes the fantasy element of Neptune and tries to build a utopia.
The nurturing side of the moon can take on a transpersonal role in mothering the world. All these traits can be hyped up by this Solar Eclipse, but it will also sooth the broken-hearted. This stone brings calmness and equilibrium. Capricorn has a reputation for being a gloomy sign, but it is ruled by the Devil card in the tarot, and we all know the Devil knows how to party.
You, Virgo, also have a reputation for being hardworking, and while this is true of both you and Capricorn, the truth is that you are both earth signs, a physical, sensual element that loves to reap the rewards of hard work! That said, there will be a serious tone in the air on January 2, when the sun meets with Saturn, the planet of responsibility—so perhaps no wild parties.
January 4 is busy—exciting conversations and unexpected news comes as your ruling planet Mercury connects with Uranus, and while this might be a bumpy ride, the sun also connects with Neptune, making for an empathetic and creative energy. Mercury also enters Capricorn, finding you in a much drier, wittier moon when it comes to communication! The solar eclipse in Capricorn comes on January 5. Eclipses are usually very exhausting and emotional times, and you may find that your stamina is dampened, so slow down, Virgo.
As sensitive as the energy feels, a brilliant new creative project may be born during this time.
In your love life, things are sure to be intense—in fact, you might even feel as though everything is make or break! Sweet and charming Venus enters fiery Sagittarius on January 7, finding your home feeling nice and cozy! Just watch out for some arguments when Mercury squares off with Mars on January 8.
Intense passion flows in your creative endeavors and your love life when the sun meets Pluto on January 11, and some very serious conversations about commitments come when your ruling planet Mercury meets Saturn on January Also on January 13, Jupiter clashes with Neptune, which is sure to be an over-the-top, whimsical moment in your love life—or in any partnerships, really! Just remember: If something seems too good to be true, it probably is.