Tuesday, December 21, 2010
I watched the 2010 Lunar Eclipse :)
On Tuesday Dec. 21, 2010 the first day of northern winter, the full Moon passes almost dead-center through Earth's shadow. The eclipse begins at 1:33 am EST. At that time, Earth's shadow will appear as a dark-red bite at the edge of the lunar disk. It takes about an hour for the "bite" to expand and swallow the entire Moon. Totality commences at 2:41 am EST and lasts for 72 minutes. According to NASA the last total lunar eclipse that happened on the winter solstice was Dec. 21, 1638. The next one will Dec. 21, 2094....I am blessed to have the opportunity to experience it:) Thank you Lord!!!
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE ECLIPSE CLICK ON THE LINK :) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/12/20/lunar-eclipse-tonight-201_n_798912.html#slide_image