Clear skies in Vancouver for Sunday's Super Blood Wolf Moon Total Lunar Eclipse

Jan 19 2019, 3:02 am

Those hoping to get a good glimpse of the Super Blood Wolf Moon Total Lunar Eclipse in Vancouver this Sunday are in luck.

According to The Weather Network, the skies will be predominantly clear and the temperatures will hover around the 3°C mark in the evening,  so if you are heading outside to check it out, make sure to bundle up.

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Weather forecast (The Weather Network)

On Sunday, January 20, almost exactly one year after the sighting of a Super Blue Moon lunar eclipse, Canadians will be treated to a full wolf moon creating a total lunar eclipse.

According to The Weather Network, since the moon will be “very near perigee – its closest distance to Earth” it will be a Super Blood Wolf Moon Total Lunar Eclipse.

And no, we didn’t make that name up.

The eclipse is expected to last a total of five hours and 12 minutes, with the total eclipse lasting for an hour and two minutes.

The Weather Network/Nasa

The next total lunar eclipse that’s positioned over North America won’t be until May of 2022.

So keep this Sunday in mind — you’ll want to have a clear view of the sky and a camera ready when the day comes.

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