Winter Wonder

The longest night, or “Winter Solstice” in the northern hemisphere is tonight, December 20, 2010. And this year’s solstice coincides with a total lunar eclipse — a celestial coincidence that hasn’t occurred since the year 1554!

The spectacle starts on the west coast 10:32 PM Pacific Standard Time. The totality will be at 11:40 or so.

I am hoping for clear skies to enjoy this.

Useful information:
Spacedex
Spacedex California location details
Live stream from the University of Applied Sciences Offenburg, Germany
Excellent explanation of lunar eclipses

full moon

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