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'Blood moon' eclipse should be visible in January

Photos: Lunar eclipse offers thrilling views of 'blood moon' across the world
Posted at 11:13 AM, Dec 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-26 12:13:06-05

If you stay up late Jan. 20 or are an early riser Jan. 21, you will have a prime view, weather permitting, of a total lunar eclipse in North America, according to

During a special nocturnal hour, said the full moon will become fully tinted with the red-orange color of sunset.

If you miss the January total lunar eclipse, you will have to wait until May 2021 for the next one. The most recent total lunar eclipse was in July, according to

People in South America, Europe and Africa also should be able to view January’s eclipse. Hawaiian residents will not be able to view the eclipse, according to Popular Mechanics.