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    Lunar Eclipse tonight

    Ok braniacs, what time do I need to go out to look at this thing if I live in Ames?

    It's cold out and I don't want to miss too much of the Bears/Vikings game.



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    Re: Lunar Eclipse tonight

    Starts around 1:30 AM...eclipse won't be total until around 3ish, I think.


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    Re: Lunar Eclipse tonight

    Oh geezzzz... is this thing going to be worth staying up for?



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    Re: Lunar Eclipse tonight

    Depends on how much you like astronomical events. This is the first total lunar eclipse on the winter solstice since 1638. There won't be another visible in N. America total eclipse until 2014.


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    Re: Lunar Eclipse tonight

    Sounds like channel 13 is saying the clouds are rolling in and is probably going to affect the ability to see the eclipse.


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    Re: Lunar Eclipse tonight

    Am I the only one to see it tonite? I wish my camera wasn't packed away for my move or I would have had pics. The clouds broke up enough for me to see it. Wasn't total yet but nonetheless worth it for a nerd like myself.



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    Re: Lunar Eclipse tonight

    yeah, i tried earlier and there were too many clouds, so i missed the start, but saw part of it.



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    Re: Lunar Eclipse tonight

    I didn't see all of it, but it was pretty clear out around 3:15-3:30.



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    Re: Lunar Eclipse tonight

    well worth it it got super clear


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    Re: Lunar Eclipse tonight

    Anyone get any decent pics?



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    Re: Lunar Eclipse tonight

    There is another lunar eclipse June 15 2011. Hopefully the weather will cooperate. At least it should be warm enough to sit outside and relax.

    NASA - Eclipses During 2011


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    Re: Lunar Eclipse tonight

    Hey guys, when's the next Haley's Comet?


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    Re: Lunar Eclipse tonight

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    Hey guys, when's the next Haley's Comet?

    I think around 2060, but I'm not for sure.



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    Re: Lunar Eclipse tonight

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    Hey guys, when's the next Haley's Comet?
    Last visible in 1986, so not again until about 2061.



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    Re: Lunar Eclipse tonight

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    I think around 2060, but I'm not for sure.
    Quote Originally Posted by CarolinaCy View Post
    Last visible in 1986, so not again until about 2061.
    But, its not tonight, right?


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