Rare Total Lunar Eclipse Happening Now – Watch Online – June 15, 2011

“A total lunar eclipse will happen on Wednesday night, when the moon passes through center of Earth’s shadow as the moon, Earth and sun align. The smaller sphere will remain absolutely in the dark for 120 minutes.

The celestial show will be visible completely over Africa, and Central Asia. People in Europe, Australia, South America and eastern part of Asia will be able to watch only part of the eclipse during moonrise and set. Not visible in the U.S.,

Watch online !!

Link: http://eclipse.slooh.com/

“Such long lunar eclipses are quite rare. Usually they last for 20 to 25 minutes,” said a spokesman for the Pulkovo Observatory near St. Petersburg, Sergey Smirnov.

The previous total lunar eclipse happened in July 2000 with the total phase lasting for 107 minutes. The next total lunar eclipse will be in December this year and will last for 51 minutes.”

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Source and author: rt.com *   * http://eclipse.slooh.com/

5 responses to “Rare Total Lunar Eclipse Happening Now – Watch Online – June 15, 2011

  1. This Is Weird I Just Saw No Moon,
    An Aeroplane Was Passing By…

    And The Plane Went A Red For A Couple Of Seconds

    But I Could See No Moon

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  2. combined with what’s going on with the sun, this was a remarkable event.

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  3. It was the first full-fledge eclipse I saw. Before that eclipses werent so visible in our region

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  4. saw it in south africa we had telescopes aimed at the moon-and filmed some really intresting items ,we still analysing the frames-was really nice to watch,in minus 3 below zero,in our karoo region,where the cold nights offer the best views of the night-sky

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  5. Hi i am MKN
    i am indian and live in New Delhi
    to date is 10-dec-2011 time is 6.15 pm now it’s going on and still it’s running till 9.48 pm

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