This week's total eclipse of the Moon can be readily viewed with the unaided eye or with binoculars, if the sky is not too cloudy. As the table below shows, the Moon will be totally eclipsed from 10:00 PM through 10:51 PM on Feb. 20.

Brooks Observatory will not be holding any viewing sessions for this event.

                   Total Eclipse of the Moon


                          TOLEDO, OHIO
                            o  '    o  '
                         W083 34, N41 40

                      Eastern Standard Time

                                                      Moon's
                                                Azimuth   Altitude
                                     h  m            o        o
Moonrise               2008 Feb 20  17:58          74.6     ----
Moon enters penumbra   2008 Feb 20  19:34.9        90.3     16.4
Moon enters umbra      2008 Feb 20  20:43.0       102.1     28.5
Moon enters totality   2008 Feb 20  22:00.5       118.4     41.5
Middle of eclipse      2008 Feb 20  22:26.0       125.0     45.4
Moon leaves totality   2008 Feb 20  22:51.5       132.3     49.0
Moon leaves umbra      2008 Feb 21  00:09.1       161.0     56.6
Moon leaves penumbra   2008 Feb 21  01:17.2       191.4     57.1
Moonset                2008 Feb 21  07:33         280.9     ----

Information from the US Naval Observatory

Map and graphic illustrating timings listed above (PDF, 428 KB), also from US Naval Observatory