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Have you seen chatter on the news and social media about a Blood Moon? It sounds ominous, but it is a beautiful celestial event.
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:50:01 +0000
Stargazers enjoyed a rare celestial event overnight -- a total lunar eclipse. Ben Burress is an astronomer at Chabot Space and Science Center in the Oakland hills. He says unlike a solar eclipse, you don't need any special safety equipment to watch a lunar eclipse. "Lunar eclipses are completely safe. Safer than looking at the full moon," said Burress. In a lunar eclipse, the earth blocks light ...
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:20:53 +0000
The moon turns red and orange during a total lunar eclipse due to a perfect alignment of the sun, Earth and the moon, otherwise known as a syzygy Spotted the eclipse? Share your images with us Continue reading...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:19:56 +0000
Sky gazers the world over are craning their necks in an effort to get a glimpse of the total eclipse of the moon -- the first visible from North America since 2010. This eclipse was a "blood moon," which looks the color of a desert sunset because of filtered light seeping around the Earth and reflecting off the moon's surface.
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:10:24 +0000
Sky gazers in North and South America saw a rare total lunar eclipse on Tuesday morning - turning many people into amateur astronomers. The Moon moved into the earth's shadow slowly turning it a bright orange colour over the course of an hour.
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