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In most of the eastern United States, moonrise Friday night is just after 6 p.m. (6:12 p.m. in Washington, D.C.) and moonset is just before 8 a.m. (7:50 a.m.) Saturday morning, but local times will vary some.
The upcoming eclipse on Jan. 21 will occur in Oregon at moonset, beginning totality at 4:51 a.m. and reaching its maximum eclipse at 5:29 a.m. The sun will begin to rise over Portland at 7:32 a.m. that morning.
To find out what time the Strawberry Moon will be most visible in your area, search for your city’s moonrise and moonset times.
In Washington, the moonrise is at 7:58 p.m. Wednesday, while the moonset occurs at 6:44 a.m. Thursday.
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