Lunar Event Featured at Upcoming Astronomy Program

Lake Erie Islands ConservancyLake Erie Islands Conservancy will present a Winter Astronomy Program at the Put-in-Bay Town Hall on Thursday, January 25, 2018, from 7-7:45pm.

 

The full moon each month has different names. Some are based on Native American names and others on Colonial America. Full moons can cause lunar eclipses and be named a blue moon if it is Super Moonthe second one during a month. The full moon is always during a high tide and since its closeness to Earth varies daily, the Super Full Moon has its position in space closest to Earth.

On January 31st there will be a Blue Moon, Total Lunar Eclipse and it will be a Super Moon!  Learn about the moon’s affect on the Earth. Come and hear all about this upcoming lunar event and how to view it.