Category Archives: Eclipses

Solar and lunar exclipses.

Partial Lunar Eclipse

I set my alarm for 4:30 a.m. before I fell asleep Sunday night. The alarm woke me and I stumbled to the west facing window in my bedroom and couldn’t find the full moon. I assumed, blearily and incorrectly, that … Continue reading

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Moon + Sun = Eclipse

I woke up Sunday to nearly complete overcast.  In fact, I went to bed with the same sky, or so it seemed when I looked out my bedroom window.  I should have returned to bed for more sleep, especially since … Continue reading

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From Full Moon to Crescent in Less Than Thirty Minutes

I almost overslept this morning.  Saturday mornings are like that.  Especially when you stay up late to watch a DVD.  But something snapped me awake at 5:45 a.m.  Probably my daily weather alert text message. I jumped out of bed, … Continue reading

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See the Last Lunar Eclipse of 2011 at Dawn

Quick reminder post via my Nook Color web browser (so pardon the typos, lack of photos or links) to rise bright and early tomorrow before the moon sets (or the sun rises) to catch the final lunar eclipse of the … Continue reading

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