Longest Partial Lunar Eclipse of Century to Occur Next Week

Longest Partial Lunar Eclipse of Century to Occur Next Week partial lunar eclipse as seen from Los Angeles, California June 26th 2010 (Dreamstime)

By Nick Koutsobinas | Saturday, 13 November 2021 01:10 PM

The longest partial lunar eclipse of the century is set to take place between Nov. 18-19 and will be visible in all 50 states.

A forecast from NASA predicts the partial eclipse will last for 3 hours, 28 minutes, and 23 seconds. The eclipse is expected to start at 2:19 a.m. ET, and reach its prominence at 4 a.m. ET, and end at 5:47 a.m. ET.

According to Space, the eclipse is designated a Micro Beaver moon when the moon is furthest from the Earth; it also marks the beginning of beaver trapping season. You can get the exact timings of the eclipse at Time and Date.