[vc_row padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px” border=”none”][vc_column width=”1/1″]1 April Early tonight, Regulus
is 1½ fist-widths to the moon’s upper right high in the east, and Jupiter
is another 1½ fist-widths beyond Regulus.
2 April In the east, Jupiter, Regulus, the moon and Spica line up from upper right to lower left late tonight.
4 April This morning brings a total lunar eclipse. The eclipse begins as the moon enters Earth’s umbra at 1015 UT. Totality runs from 1157 to 1202 UT, with the last shadow leaving the moon at 1345 UT. Less than half the eclipse will be visible on the East Coast, 75 percent on the West Coast and 100 percent in Western Alaska and Hawaii.