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8 OCTOBER TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE

For your information:
Space Weather News for Oct. 7, 2014
http://spaceweather.com
TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE MOON:  The Moon is about to pass through the shadow of Earth, producing a colorful lunar eclipse.  Sky watchers in the Americas, Australia, Pacific islands and parts of … Continue reading

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18 Oct: Faint Lunar Eclipse

Just to remind us of who we are and who we are not, this is from SpaceWeather:
Space Weather News for Oct. 18, 2013
http://spaceweather.com
FAINT LUNAR ECLIPSE:  On the night of Oct. 18th, the full Hunter’s Moon will pass through the outskirts … Continue reading

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Strawberry Moon

Yesterday (and early today) was the super rare Transit of Venus, but a while back there was a spiffing eclipse of the Moon.
Here is a great photo from Astronomy Pic of the Day, of said eclipse over Cody, WY, an … Continue reading

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Lunar Eclipse Alert

From Space Weather:
LUNAR ECLIPSE: On June 4th, the full Moon will pass through the shadow of Earth, producing a partial lunar eclipse visible across the Pacific side of our planet. The eclipse zone stretches from east Asia to central … Continue reading

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A great Shadow… with a few book notes.

There is a very cool pic on Astronomy Pic of the Day.  There was recently a lunar eclipse.  I missed it because I was in Florida where it rained for about 4 solid days without CEASING.  But that’s another story.
In … Continue reading

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Fecit lunam per tempora sol cognovit occubitum suum

Perpend and be amazed.
With the help of APOD.
And read here.
Sometime after sunset tonight, [The eclipse begins on Tuesday morning, Dec. 21st, at 1:33 am EST (Monday, Dec. 20th, at 10:33 pm PST)] the Moon will go dark. This total lunar … Continue reading

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