What’s Up for January 2018 – a total lunar eclipse and more!

What's Up for January 2018
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What’s Up for January 2018.  A total eclipse of the Moon.

Quadrantid meteors January 3-4, a West Coast-favouring total lunar eclipse, and time to start watching Mars!

This look at what is happening in January is fascinating.  Meteors, will be doing all sots of things.  The moon will have a total eclipse.  But not all will see it.  And there is a lot said about astronomy.

For many, the future is an irresistible curiosity. It is key to know how the world is going to pan out in terms of each individual.

The Internet, newspapers and journals are scoured to see what is in store.

Astronomers are forecasting a series of meteor showers. They will be amazing to watch in the dark skies. Watch the video to find out how a shoestring can help you catch the best of a meteor.

Also learn how Mars is going to look quite pretty at around January 8.

But the biggest event of the lunar system will happen on the 31st.  It will be a total eclipse of the moon.  However only certain sections of the globe will get to see it.

Watch the video and find out about astronomy events and clubs at  https://nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov/

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