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How you can watch the rare eclipse in Western New York

Posted: 11:39 PM, Dec 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-28 04:39:17Z
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BLASDELL, N.Y. (WKBW) — A rare lunar phenomenon is expected to occur on January 20th and Western New Yorkers will have the opportunity to attend a special viewing.

Penn Dixie is inviting the public to a viewing of the eclipse on Sunday, January 20, 2019. It will be located in the Gateway Building located at 3556 Lakeshore Road in Blasdell.

Astronomers will be on hand to facilitate the viewing of the bloody supermoon, which they say is a total lunar eclipse where the Earth passes between the sun and the moon, turning the moon red.

Organizers say the program will take place from 9:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. regardless of weather conditions, with the exception of travel bans if there is extreme weather.