LYNDHURST - Night owls in the Garden State can get a close glimpse of the first total lunar eclipse in nearly three years.

The Meadowlands Commission's William D. McDowell Observatory in Lyndhurst will open its doors at 11:30 p.m. today

The total eclipse is set to happen at 3:17 a.m. tomorrow.

The program will be canceled if the sky becomes cloudy.

For the latest weather updates, head to the News 12 New Jersey Weather Center

William D. McDowell Observatory

Michele Powers' blog entry on the eclipse