Vancouver will experience a total lunar eclipse on the evening of Monday, April 14, extending into the next morning. We will be meeting at SFU to watch the entire event, near the site of the new Trottier Observatory (see map).
9:55pm - start of prenumbral eclipse
10:59pm - start of lunar eclipse (moon is getting red)
12:08am - start of total lunar eclipse
1:23am - end of total lunar eclipse
2:32am - end of partial lunar eclipse
3:36am - end of prenumbral eclipse
As usual, RASC events are free to attend, family friendly, and open to the public (no membership required). You don't even need a telescope, but bring one if you have one. Binoculars are an excellent tool for astronomy.