December 20, 2010

Complete Lunar Eclipse

Tonight, December 20th, is the Full Moon. There is also to be a *complete* lunar eclipse, beginning shortly after 12-Midnight and ending around 5 A.M. This technically makes the eclipse happen tomorrow, December 21.

According to this website- http://www.seasky.org/astronomy/astronomy_calendar_2010.html - "The eclipse will be visible throughout most of eastern Asia, Australia, the Pacific Ocean, the Americas, and Europe. The eclipse will be visible after midnight in North and South America. Since the Moon will be almost directly overhead from these locations, this should be an excellent chance to view a rare total lunar eclipse."

SeaSky uses NASA's calculations as reference for their astronomical calendar of events, and their information, so far as I have found, is correct.

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