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total eclipse of the moon

tonight is not only the longest night of the year, but also for the first time since 1638 there will be a total lunar eclipse coinciding with the winter solstice! starting at about 1:15 a.m. (e.s.t.) the moon will start to darken as the earth’s shadow moves across it, with the deepest shadow occurring at approximately 3:15 a.m. (e.s.t.), when the moon will take on a reddish orange glow.  yeah, it’s the middle of the night, but this won’t occur on the winter solstice again until 2094!

images via weheartit.

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Taylor -December 20, 2010, 4:21PM

really pretty pics!

Taylor -December 20, 2010, 4:21PM

i might have to stay up tonight…

George -December 20, 2010, 4:26PM

Egads! We’ll be making history! I’m totes magotes excited!

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Shannon -December 20, 2010, 4:34PM
fp julia -December 20, 2010, 4:37PM

@shannon- you’re right! my bad, i mixed up the numbers :)

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