8 Oct 2014

Total lunar eclipse - Alan Gilmore

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:20 pm on 8 October 2014

Tonight, a total lunar eclipse will turn the full moon a bronzy-red colour for almost an hour. Astronomers and star-gazers won't want to miss it, as it's the last total eclipse that we'll see in New Zealand until 2018. Alan Gilmore is the resident superintendent at Mt John University Observatory and he talks about what we can expect to see.