Sun into Wednesday. Cooler this weekend
Rain expected Friday night in southcentral
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Most of Alaska-south of the Brooks Range- will be able to see a total lunar eclipse early Wednesday morning, may 26. It is a super, blood and flower moon.
The lunar show starts at 12:47 am Wednesday, with the partial eclipse beginning about an hour later at 1:44 a.m.
This is likely when you have the best chance of seeing the eclipse in action. Earth’s shadow will fully cover the moon at 3:12 a.m.
A total lunar eclipse is a rare enough event, but this one has the added benefit of being a supermoon.
Clear skies provided by a ridge of high pressure made for a sunny Tuesday in southwest, interior and southcentral Alaska. This photo shows a “glory”-ous start to the day in Bethel. Jessica Villon capturing her own image with a “glory” framing her.
(Glory - A halo appearing around the shadow of an object.)
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