Events > 2019 > January > FC - Skygazing the Lunar Eclipse

About this event:

Created by Partners Mentoring Youth

Fossil Creek Reservoir Natural Area (3340 Carpenter Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80525)

Natural Areas After Dark

A total lunar eclipse occurs tonight! Shadows on the moon start around 8:35 with totality from 9:41–10:43 p.m. The moon will gradually get darker and then take on a rusty or blood red color. Volunteers from Northern Colorado Astronomical Society will be available with large telescopes and lots of information about the eclipse and night sky. Dress for cold temperatures. You are welcome to bring blankets and chairs. Heated restroom available. All participants must leave by midnight. Visit for updates. NOTE: Do NOT use Google Maps or Map Quest. The entrance to Fossil Creek Reservoir Natural Area is on Carpenter Road/ CR 32, approximately one mile west of I-25, or two miles east of Timberline on the north side of Carpenter Road.

Maximum Participants: 300