With regards to the United States, the Western part of our country witnessed a significantly brief total lunar eclipse. It is sometimes referred to as a "blood moon."
Earlier this mourn, while I am usually literally on ice, the moon rather slowly wandered into the Earth's shadow. Eventually, the shadow completely enveloped the moon and blocked nearly all sunlight, it creatied a total eclipse and caused the moon to glow red from small amounts of light passing through our atmosphere. It is special because (1) it is significantly unique (it will only happen once more on this year's trip around the sun.
(2) It is a spectacular site for our eyes to behold.
(3) it enables me to contemplate what an amazingly complexed universe we are a small part of...
(4) It has happened during Pass Over and during the Christian Tridium and is considered to be a significant sign from God by some...
It's not a coincidence, nor is it a "sign from God" that this lunar eclipse coincided with Passover and the Easter weekend. The Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, and Passover is a holiday that always falls on a full moon.
by Jacqueline Grillo 2 years ago
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by sobhy 8 years ago
The Earth casts a long shadow behind the side facing the sun. A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon enters the Earth's shadow. This shadow has two parts: the known completely in the shadow of the umbra and the partial shadow called the penumbra.When the moon is completely immersed in the umbra, a...
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by maw162 9 years ago
how lunar eclipse formed?
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