Shortest lunar eclipse of the century visible this weekend

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

If you are awake on Saturday morning, you may be treated to an unusual sight in the sky.

According to NASA, the shortest lunar eclipse of the century will occur on Saturday, April 4.

Experts say the eclipse could begin around 5 a.m. (CDT) as a full moon turns celestial red.

The eclipse will encompass the moon around 6:58 a.m. with the greatest view of the eclipse coming at 7 a.m.

The eclipse will be visible from all parts of the United States and the eclipse will end around 7:03 a.m. (CDT.)

The total eclipse will only last about five minutes.

See a mistake? Report a typo here.

Local

More Local

National News

More National

Washington D.C.

More Washington DC Bureau

In Your Corner

More In Your Corner

Your Local Election HQ

More Your Local Election HQ

Latest News

More News

Popular

KFOR Podcasts

More Podcasts

Follow @KFOR on Twitter