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Rare and amazing events happening in space in 2019

UPDATE: The first big celestial event of 2019 is taking place Sunday, Jan. 20.

The Super Wolf Blood Moon, which is a lunar eclipse with the moon at the closest point to the Earth, begins at 9:36 p.m. ET and will reach its peak at 12:12 a.m.

If you have clear skies Sunday night, you’ll see the moon turn red. Enjoy!

ORIGINAL STORY: Solar and lunar eclipses, planetary flybys and other rare events in space are making 2019 the year to look skyward. What’s the best way to view all these celestial events?

In this episode of Kim Komando Explains, Kim looks at all the cool things that are happening in the sky this year that can’t be missed.

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In this episode of Kim Komando Explains, we talk to renowned astronomer Andrew Fraknoi, professor at the Fromm Institute for Lifelong Learning at San Francisco State University, about what specific events we will see in the sky this year and what’s the best way to view them.

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