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Timelapse Lunar Eclipse Over Downtown Kansas City by Tom Martinez

Published by Tom Martinez, Historian of the Astronomical Solemnity of Kansas City, on Apr 7, 2015 The total phase was not seen from KC since totality occurred after moonset. Crystal clear skies allowed for a nice view of the last … Continue reading

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Observing the Blood Moon Eclipse

I went to bed slightly early last night, but first I set my alarm for 4:45 a.m. Central. As I noted a couple of days ago, I wanted to get up early to observe a total lunar eclipse.  As usually … Continue reading

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Blood Moon Total Eclipse Early Wednesday Morning (for Central Time Zone)

Central Daylight Time (October 8, 2014): Partial umbral eclipse begins: 4:15 a.m. CDT on October 8 Total eclipse begins: 5:25 a.m. CDT Greatest eclipse: 5:55 a.m. CDT Total eclipse ends: 6:24 a.m. CDT Partial eclipse ends: 7:34 a.m. CDT There … Continue reading

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Tom J Martinez PhotoBlog: Blood Moon and Great Blue Heron

http://tomjmartinez.blogspot.com/2014/04/blood-moon-and-great-blue-heron_25.html?m=1 Fellow ASKC member and astrophotography Tom Martinez relates his recent adventures with the Blood Moon and Blue Heron. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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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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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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