January 18, 2019 9:23 am
Updated: January 18, 2019 10:24 am

Lunar eclipse coming to Winnipeg this weekend

This type of eclipse is sometimes known as a "blood moon," as the moon appears red in the sky.

Nicole Mortillaro
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Winnipeggers will have a chance to catch the sky lighting up red over the weekend.

A lunar eclipse is set to be visible in Winnipeg on Sunday night.

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The eclipse will begin around 9:30 p.m. but won’t be fully visible until exactly 11:12 p.m.

This type of eclipse is sometimes known as a “blood moon” due to the fact that the moon appears red in the sky.

The next total lunar eclipse won’t be seen in the city until 2022.

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