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    Holiday Treat: Only Total Lunar Eclipse of 2010

    Skywatchers in North America Will Have Front-Row Seat to Celestial Spectacle Mon. Night-Tues. Morning!

    A total lunar eclipse - bathing the moon in a dark, ruddy color as it passes through the Earth's shadow - will be on display late Monday-early Tuesday.


    (AP) Weather permitting, sky gazers in North and Central America and a tiny sliver of South America will boast the best seats to this year's only total eclipse of the moon just days before Christmas.

    The eclipse will happen Monday night on the West Coast and during the wee hours Tuesday on the East Coast. Western Europe will only see the start of the spectacle while western Asia will catch the tail end.



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    Re: Holiday Treat: Only Total Lunar Eclipse of 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by Psyclone Brian View Post
    Skywatchers in North America Will Have Front-Row Seat to Celestial Spectacle Mon. Night-Tues. Morning!

    A total lunar eclipse - bathing the moon in a dark, ruddy color as it passes through the Earth's shadow - will be on display late Monday-early Tuesday.


    (AP) Weather permitting, sky gazers in North and Central America and a tiny sliver of South America will boast the best seats to this year's only total eclipse of the moon just days before Christmas.

    The eclipse will happen Monday night on the West Coast and during the wee hours Tuesday on the East Coast. Western Europe will only see the start of the spectacle while western Asia will catch the tail end.
    Unfortunately I don't think the weather is going to cooperate tonight.


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    Re: Holiday Treat: Only Total Lunar Eclipse of 2010

    Yeah, I'm guessing I'm not going to be one of the "lucky" ones to catch this

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    Re: Holiday Treat: Only Total Lunar Eclipse of 2010

    Yeah, not expecting much cooperation from the ******* weather up here in the Twin Cities either. Damn.



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    Re: Holiday Treat: Only Total Lunar Eclipse of 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by edr247 View Post
    Yeah, not expecting much cooperation from the ******* weather up here in the Twin Cities either. Damn.
    Yeah, I was going to wake my kids up to watch it, but it's not happening tonight now.


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    Re: Holiday Treat: Only Total Lunar Eclipse of 2010

    This really sux! Love to have seen it!



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    Re: Holiday Treat: Only Total Lunar Eclipse of 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by Psyclone Brian View Post
    Skywatchers in North America Will Have Front-Row Seat to Celestial Spectacle Mon. Night-Tues. Morning!

    A total lunar eclipse - bathing the moon in a dark, ruddy color as it passes through the Earth's shadow - will be on display late Monday-early Tuesday.


    (AP) Weather permitting, sky gazers in North and Central America and a tiny sliver of South America will boast the best seats to this year's only total eclipse of the moon just days before Christmas.

    The eclipse will happen Monday night on the West Coast and during the wee hours Tuesday on the East Coast. Western Europe will only see the start of the spectacle while western Asia will catch the tail end.
    I'm as close to Central America as one can get and still be in the US; Mission, Texas. We have perfectly clear skies tonight and a low of 65 degrees. I'll be watching for it.


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    Re: Holiday Treat: Only Total Lunar Eclipse of 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by aauummm View Post
    I'm as close to Central America as one can get and still be in the US; Mission, Texas. We have perfectly clear skies tonight and a low of 65 degrees. I'll be watching for it.
    Cool! Snap a pic for us and post it!



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    Re: Holiday Treat: Only Total Lunar Eclipse of 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by Psyclone Brian View Post
    Cool! Snap a pic for us and post it!
    I checked NASA's website and found that the full eclipse will be at 2:15 AM CST. Crap! I'll be in bed totally zonked out.



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    Re: Holiday Treat: Only Total Lunar Eclipse of 2010

    Looks pretty awesome! ...even with a thin overcast.



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    Re: Holiday Treat: Only Total Lunar Eclipse of 2010

    Looks like we need to merge threads. Yeah it's pretty awesome. Too tired and cold to stay up and watch the whole things though.



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