Total Lunar Eclipse Visible Wednesday

People in Eastern Carolina may be able to see a total eclipse of the moon Wednesday Night.

Phillip Blackwell with the Tar River Astronomy Club says this will be the last total lunar eclipse visible in Eastern Carolina until 2010.

The shadow, Blackwell says, will start to pass over the moon around 8:40 p.m. Wednesday. It will reach totality at approximately 10:26 p.m.

The Tar River Astronomy Club is holding a free public viewing of this lunar eclipse. The viewing will be at the soccer fields on Old Carriage Road across from Nash Central High School outside Rocky Mount, beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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