What is the best place in San Juan to see the eclipse of the "blood moon" – Diario La Provincia SJ


Sunday, January 20, 2019


Tonight, the sky gives an interesting spectacle: a lunar eclipse or "supermoon of blood" and in San Juan there are several points to achieve better natural vision.

Chosen by scientists for its location are Bella Vista, Rodeo, Las Flores, San Jos de Jchal, north of San Juan city, Mercedes Villa, Attorney, Huaco, Mogna, Villa San Agustn, Las Tumanas, Chucuma, Marayes and Caucete.

In the case of Valle Frtil, TN channels chose to send eclipses directly from the Moon Valley which is always impressive. Transmission will be carried out by meteorologist Jos Bianco starting at 9:00 a.m.

On the other hand, from the Bicentennial Theater, the Ministry of Tourism and Culture conducts special activities and observations with telescopes from 9pm. in the Bicentennial Theater parks. For this there will be 12 telescopes installed and specialists who will inform about the phenomenon. There will also be shows and food trucks.


-23.35 h .: Phase penumbra begins

-00: 32 hours: Partial eclipse Luna

-01: ​​39 h .: Total lunar eclipse

-02.40 h .: End the eclipse. It is estimated to last one hour and one minute.


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