Places in Sanya with a perfect view of the total lunar eclipse
According to astronomers, the lunar eclipse will be visible in most parts of China if local weather conditions permit.
The eclipse will last for nearly one hour. The first, second, third and fourth contacts will occur at 5:14pm, 6:25pm, 7:25pm and 8:35pm Beijing time, respectively.
The most dramatic part will occur at around 6:25pm when the moon should be turned a spectacular copper red (sometimes referred to as blood red) by the sun’s rays being refracted in the earth’s atmosphere.
The eclipse will be the best one seen in China since the last one occurred on December 10th, 2011.
Chinese viewers will have to wait until April 4th, 2015 to see the next total lunar eclipse.
The recommended places for the best view of the total lunar eclipse in Sanya are as follows: