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BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03

GUEST,MMario 07 Nov 03 - 04:17 PM
Ebbie 07 Nov 03 - 04:29 PM
Amos 07 Nov 03 - 04:32 PM
Peter K (Fionn) 07 Nov 03 - 06:13 PM
Mary in Kentucky 07 Nov 03 - 06:16 PM
wysiwyg 07 Nov 03 - 06:31 PM
katlaughing 07 Nov 03 - 06:55 PM
Alba 07 Nov 03 - 07:12 PM
Amos 07 Nov 03 - 07:18 PM
open mike 07 Nov 03 - 09:08 PM
Bill D 07 Nov 03 - 10:19 PM
Bobert 07 Nov 03 - 10:45 PM
Mr Red 08 Nov 03 - 06:21 AM
MMario 08 Nov 03 - 08:06 AM
GUEST 08 Nov 03 - 08:37 AM
Nigel Parsons 08 Nov 03 - 10:57 AM
SINSULL 08 Nov 03 - 12:04 PM
katlaughing 08 Nov 03 - 07:13 PM
Bill D 08 Nov 03 - 07:14 PM
GUEST,Ed 08 Nov 03 - 07:20 PM
Ebbie 08 Nov 03 - 07:21 PM
Mary in Kentucky 08 Nov 03 - 07:24 PM
GUEST,Ed 08 Nov 03 - 07:32 PM
Liz the Squeak 08 Nov 03 - 07:35 PM
Nigel Parsons 08 Nov 03 - 07:37 PM
Midchuck 08 Nov 03 - 07:38 PM
Bill D 08 Nov 03 - 07:41 PM
McGrath of Harlow 08 Nov 03 - 07:41 PM
GUEST 08 Nov 03 - 07:53 PM
open mike 08 Nov 03 - 08:11 PM
Bill D 08 Nov 03 - 08:13 PM
Jeri 08 Nov 03 - 08:32 PM
Mary in Kentucky 08 Nov 03 - 08:45 PM
Bobert 08 Nov 03 - 08:51 PM
Alaska Mike 08 Nov 03 - 09:02 PM
Bill D 08 Nov 03 - 09:02 PM
Kim C 08 Nov 03 - 09:17 PM
Peace 08 Nov 03 - 09:41 PM
Deda 08 Nov 03 - 09:48 PM
katlaughing 08 Nov 03 - 10:33 PM
Alba 08 Nov 03 - 10:33 PM
Sorcha 08 Nov 03 - 10:41 PM
*daylia* 09 Nov 03 - 06:59 AM
GUEST 09 Nov 03 - 08:25 AM
manitas_at_work 09 Nov 03 - 09:12 AM
mmm1a 09 Nov 03 - 10:09 AM
catspaw49 09 Nov 03 - 10:15 AM
LindaG 09 Nov 03 - 10:27 AM
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Subject: BS: Lunar Eclips - 08 NOv '03
From: GUEST,MMario
Date: 07 Nov 03 - 04:17 PM

just got an e-mail about this from a friend - hard to believe I hadn't heard it was happening

Hoping for clear weather - as it will begin and may even reach totality as I drive home from a rehearsal Saturday night...


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclips - 08 NOv '03
From: Ebbie
Date: 07 Nov 03 - 04:29 PM

Here in southeast Alaska, assuming it's clear enough, (it snowed last night) we'll see it right after sunset tomorrow, about 4:00. Since I experienced a total solar eclipse in the early '80s, no other eclipse has caused anything close to the awe I felt then. But it will be interesting to see the moon darken. It's supposed to be tinged red here.

(As anyone else noted the superstition-loaded symbols of the last year or so? Mars, the vividness of the aurora borealis, red moon... Others, I'm sure. Don't get me wrong- I see no connection with those kinds of things and potential world events- on the other hand, the older I get the more clearly I realize that I don' know nuffin.)


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Amos
Date: 07 Nov 03 - 04:32 PM

Well, Mars. the harbinger of war and bloodshed, is certainly having his little way with us, isn't he? Maybe it's really portentous and we should be quaking and stuff...

A


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Peter K (Fionn)
Date: 07 Nov 03 - 06:13 PM

Any astronomers know if we'll see it in the UK?


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Mary in Kentucky
Date: 07 Nov 03 - 06:16 PM

Here's a nice link. It should be visible in the Americas, Europe, Africa and cAsia. It starts at 6 pm Mudcat time and is full between 8 and 8:30 pm Mudcat time. (That would be 11 and 1 - 1:30 on Sunday morning GMT)


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: wysiwyg
Date: 07 Nov 03 - 06:31 PM

Amos is gonna be a Quaker now????????? ;~)

~S~


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: katlaughing
Date: 07 Nov 03 - 06:55 PM

It's the end of the world as we know it...today and every day.**bg**

Thanks for the links and heads-up, folks. It's been cloudy all week, but supposed to be clear this weekend.


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Alba
Date: 07 Nov 03 - 07:12 PM

Getting my Telescope set up and making some hot Cinnamon Apple Cider as it is supposed to be really cold here tommorrow night...Im looking forward to it here in Maine's Backwoods. No light pollution!
Hope everyone that gets to see it has a great view!
JD


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Amos
Date: 07 Nov 03 - 07:18 PM

Dunno why not -- I have been all shook up for years now...may as well make an Institution of it! :>))


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: open mike
Date: 07 Nov 03 - 09:08 PM

HAPPY HARMONIC CONCORDANCE!
http://sfgate.com/columnists/morford/
FULL STORY at
http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2003/04nov_lunareclipse2.htm?list105852

Info on this weekend's amazing event...



On November 8, 2003 at 8:13 pm (NY Time; 5:13 pm west
coast time) we will have the opportunity to sound
together and anchor in new interdimensional energies
at a powerful and climactic moment in the Earth's
history. It is our great pleasure to co create with
you PROJECT OM, a Webcast on World Puja
Love to assist in anchoring these new energies for
personal and planetary healing and transformation.

At 8:13 PM (New York Time) on November 8, 2003, a
geometrically perfect six sided (Star of David)
configuration will appear in the sky, linking and
balancing the energies of six astrological bodies; the
Sun, Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, Chiron and the Moon. In
addition, there will be an eclipse of the full moon at
this time. The interaction of this significant
planetary alignment at the moment of the eclipse
combines to produce a powerful alchemical
transformation offering the opportunity for both
personal and planetary shifts in consciousness. The
name that has been given to this particular energetic
window of time is the Harmonic Concordance. It goes
from November 5th through the 11th with the peak at
8:13 PM on November 8th!

    This Grand Sextile astrological configuration,
accompanying a total lunar eclipse, has never before
occurred in recorded history. This is an immensely
powerful vibrational activation that many throughout
the planet see as a major interdimensional gateway
fulfilling ancient prophecies from different
traditions and ushering in a new activation of energy
upon the Earth. .

Sound is an extraordinarily powerful vehicle for
creating frequency shifts and raising planetary
consciousness. By simultaneously toning together a
Planetary Healing Sound at 8:13 PM (NY Time) on Nov. 8, 2003, we can create a
coherent wave form that will assist the already
manifesting transformational energy of the cosmos. For
this reason, we are working in conjunction with World
Puja to use the Internet to connect people throughout
the planet through Sound, Light and Love.


    The Schedule for Project Om is as follows:

    8:00 The Harmonic Concordance Webcast begins on
World Puja. Information about Project Om is shared.

    8:05 We begin preliminary breathing and sounding
exercises to clear and attune ourselves.

    8:11 We begin to sound a rolling "Om", projecting
this sound to assist in planetary activation for this
new energy. We will be sounding as the Lunar Eclipse
begins at 8:13

    8:22 We finish making sound and now meditate in
this energy

    8:30 We conclude our Webcast.

    Because of the enormity of this cosmological
event, the Harmonic Concordance
comparing to the Harmonic Convergence and the 11:11,
there are literally thousands of websites with
differing information about this important time.
There are also events occurring throughout the world
to help usher in this new energy. There are many
perspectives and belief systems available with varying
agendas attached to them. Because of this, we do not
feel it necessary to provide more information, except
to say that projecting Light & Love through Sound
together at 8:13 PM NY Time on November 8, 2003 will
be particularly beneficial for personal and planetary
consciousness activation.
   
    Please join us! And if possible, please send this
email to others. There are prophecies that say that if
144,000 sound together, a new era of consciousness may
be issued in. Perhaps this is the time!


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Bill D
Date: 07 Nov 03 - 10:19 PM

if I go Ohhhh, when everyone else is going ooommmmm, will that spoil the cosomological convergence?-or close the major interdimensional gateway?

If it (ushering in a new activation of energy
upon the Earth). .don't happen, I will take full blame.


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Bobert
Date: 07 Nov 03 - 10:45 PM

Well, I fir one, am totally psyched.... I love eclipses... Yeah, I rember one back in '69 and a bucnh of us piled into my old Volkwagen in Richmond and went to Virginia Beach where it was 'sposed to be like %100, 'er real close to it.... This was a solar eclipse but it don't matter....

Well we got down there in spite of my poor VeeDub's 4th gear poppin' out every 10 minutes and were on the beach with plenty o' time to spare and so, like all good hippies, figgured that a little Mr. Natural would certainly enhance the experience....

We was set up just a hundred feet from some family who we're experiencin' no Mr. Natural but had two younginz who knew everything about everything, includin' the eclipse... Well, these two kids come on down to where we were on the beach an' started tellin' us stuff that we didn't have a clue about an' set us up with boxes with pin holes an' all that.... And then they started talkin' 'bout "trails". Hmmmmmm. Like we was trippin' and these two kids talkin' 'bout "trails"?

Okay, I later lernt that them trails were like lookin' at yer feet during the eclipse and it looiks like it would look if you were standin' in a few inches of water... 'cept there was no water! Hmmmm? Now this is real bad when a couple of 11 year olds is tryin' to explanerate this to ya' an' all you can say is "Far out, kid..."

Then the eclipse begins and all these things that the kids said were gonna happen started happenin' and it was so cool. Well, when that trails thing started, it kinda freeked mw, but, hey, I had a couple of 11 year olds hangin' tough and makin' sure that I didn't get too wierded out...

Thank God fir eclipses and 11 year olds....

Bobert


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Mr Red
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 06:21 AM

katlaughing

to quote Winston Churchill re WWII

it is not the end nor the beginning of the end - but the end of the beginning.


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: MMario
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 08:06 AM

Chiron?


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: GUEST
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 08:37 AM

Chiron is an asteroid/slow moving object/comet, as I recall. Between Jupiter and Saturn maybe? Or Saturn and Uranus?

Here is a NASA page on it:

http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/chiron.html


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Nigel Parsons
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 10:57 AM

Fionn: yep, it should be visible in UK (clouds & street lights permitting).
Here's a clip from the Daily Telegraph:


"Total eclipse of Moon tonight
By Roger Highfield, Science Editor
(Filed: 08/11/2003)


A total eclipse of the moon will be visible tonight, reaching a ruddy climax in the early hours tomorrow, if the weather is clear.
Earth's shadow will begin to creep over the Moon at about 11.30pm.
The total phase of the eclipse will be unusually brief, lasting only 25 minutes (between 1.06am and 1.31am). It will all be over by 3.05am."

For a fuller picture, Google to "Daily Telegraph" and use their search facility for "Eclipse"

Nigel


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: SINSULL
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 12:04 PM

I saw a total solar eclipse in Australia in the 70s. Absolutely awe-inspiring. Even knowing exactly when it would occur did not take away the creepy, out of control feelings it inspired. Imagine not having a clue what was going on.

We had a total lunar eclipse a few months ago. I watched it with the Patons and their family and Kendall. Will watch again tonight.
M.


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: katlaughing
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 07:13 PM

open mike, thanks for posting the OM info. It's almost time here. Has anyone else already seen it? I noticed there is a solar eclipse coming up later this month, too.


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Bill D
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 07:14 PM

I just invented a telescope mount for an old Navy spotting scope I have...it is set up in the yard, and works...so I will get a good view!

Night is fairly clear, and moon is right over houses across the street..I will have clear line of sight...wow...


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: GUEST,Ed
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 07:20 PM

I can report total cloud cover in Manchester, UK :-(


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Ebbie
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 07:21 PM

I'm not going to be able to see it in southeast Alaska. Our skies are socked in.


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Mary in Kentucky
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 07:24 PM

It's gorgeous here!



About 3/4 now.


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: GUEST,Ed
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 07:32 PM

I'm really jealous, Mary!


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 07:35 PM

Total cloud cover further south too, London is reverting to the infamous fogs - although I suspect a large proportion of it is gunpowder smoke from the hundreds of fireworks that are STILL being let off here.

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Nigel Parsons
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 07:37 PM

Cardiff (S.Wales) has total cloud cover @ 12.40 a.m.

Nigel


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Midchuck
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 07:38 PM

Perfect viewing in VT as well. Nearly at totality now.

Peter.


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Bill D
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 07:41 PM

it is wonderful! total at 8:06, greatest at 8:18. Totality ends at 8:30...partial till 10:04


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: McGrath of Harlow
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 07:41 PM

Sloght cloud cover, but the eclopse clearly visible. Just a sliver of moon - but you can see the rest if it as a reddish ball, when it gets to a break in the clouds.

This site explains things well.


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: GUEST
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 07:53 PM

Hurrah, for McGrath! As ever, Kevin has done best!


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: open mike
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 08:11 PM

nothing in the sky here but rain and that is quickly
leaving it's sky ward home! oh well we need it. i will
have to be content with pictures and the knowledge
that some one is able to enj0oy the celestial event.

i saw a total solar eclipwse in 1998 int eh caribbean.
very intense experience...saw it at sea on a sailing
vessel. and simultaneously saw Mont Serrat volcano
erupt...natural phenominon abounded! plus a tidal
wave created by seisminc ativity! plus dolphins
leaping--seemed Mr. Natual was pay8ing us a visit
big time!! (ever had your face hurt form too much smiling
and laughing??!!|


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Bill D
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 08:13 PM

a few fuzzy clouds here, also...darn it..right at totality I can hardly find the spot...


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Jeri
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 08:32 PM

Beautiful, frigid, windy night here. I can't see very many stars, but the eclipse is very visible and I've been watching it. Thanks MMario, for telling us about it, and Mary of Kentucky for the time.


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Mary in Kentucky
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 08:45 PM

Tiny sliver now at about 5 o'clock.


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Bobert
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 08:51 PM

Too cool. The P-Vine and I watched the last ten minutes of it on our rear deck. We had the binoculars and all...

Someday I'll tell my solar eclipse story of, ohhh, around 1969, but not tonight...

Bobert


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Alaska Mike
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 09:02 PM

Never saw a thing, too many clouds. Nuts


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Bill D
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 09:02 PM

well..I surrender.. Gypsy Rose Moon now..tease, tease, tease... I lay on my back with telescope at ready, but 3 seconds at once is frustrating..I at least got good views up to 90% total..


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Kim C
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 09:17 PM

Mister and I had a perfect view just out front of the house. :-)


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Peace
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 09:41 PM

Saw it in west-central Alberta. Cool. A sliver showing and the rest was reddish.


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Deda
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 09:48 PM

Absolutely gorgeous here when I was outside about 30 minutes ago, just a sliver of light visible at the bottom of the circle, in a perfectly clear sky. Going back out to say hello again.


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: katlaughing
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 10:33 PM

It was really beautiful here! When it was total it was a gorgeous golden orb. Really wonderful to see. Now, it is all cloudy and it just glows through.

kat


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Alba
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 10:33 PM

Stunning. Totally clear sky. Caught the whole eclipse up on the ridge behind my House.
Tell you what though it was bloody freezing up here in Maine tonight. But it was worth it!
Night all
JD


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: Sorcha
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 10:41 PM

Partial cloud cover coming back from Cheyenne (dropped Marion off at the bus stop) but I got to see the last half. Neat!


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: *daylia*
Date: 09 Nov 03 - 06:59 AM

The moon was just magnificent here last night, the wind arranging the clouds into intriguing pictures and "veils". I watched for a long time, but konked out before the eclipse started -- AARRRGGGHHHH -- (the Full Moon'll do that to me sometimes!) But this morning, standing in my snowy backyard watching the sunrise and the last of the stars flicker away, there is such a feeling of peace and contentment around here it's almost tangible!

"Harmonic Concordance" indeed. Maybe those new-age astrologers are right after all!   Let's hope so ...

daylia


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: GUEST
Date: 09 Nov 03 - 08:25 AM

katlaughing--I'm no expert, but seem to recall that a lunar eclipse is always accompanied by a solar eclipse two weeks later--lunar eclipse happen at the full moon (obviously!), solar eclipse at the new moon. We have 2-3 eclipse cycles each year, though we only occassionally see them at totality at any given location.


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: manitas_at_work
Date: 09 Nov 03 - 09:12 AM

If I didn't know itv was an eclipse I would have thought it was just cloud over the face of the moon. This was about 1.30am in London, the clouds cleared just enough to see the moon but the total eclipse was already over. It was quite high in the sky so there was no hint of red.


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: mmm1a
Date: 09 Nov 03 - 10:09 AM

We were able to see the whole eclipse here in Northern Indiana.My daughter and I were able to watch from our livingroom window, which is a good thing since it was rather cold out. this is so cool to here about everyone in different parts of thw world seeing it. There are suppose to be meteor showers sometime next week.
      mmm


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: catspaw49
Date: 09 Nov 03 - 10:15 AM

Very cold and crystal clear here. We had a beautiful view from the side yard. Michael kinda' liked it at first, but then it got "boring"........It would have been better had it blown up or something.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: LindaG
Date: 09 Nov 03 - 10:27 AM

I didn't know about the eclipse until last night when I heard something about on A Prairie Home Companion. Completely by coincidence, a series of events and choices I had made that day had led me to be driving out in the country, with winter coat, hat and gloves, and with a good pair of binoculars in the car.

I was able to watch with such a good view until it got cloudy just at totality. Also there were searchlights coming from somewhere, which made it rather weird until I figured out what they were.

What a thrill. I had seen the 1970 total solar eclipse in Virginia also. I was student teaching in New York, and my father, an aeronautical engineer, picked me up, picked up my mother at home in Philadelphia and we all drove down to Chincoteague and Wallops Island, where NASA was doing experiments.

A few years later we had a partial solar eclipse and someone showed me that if you look on the ground under a tree, all the leaves will make patterns that reflect the state of totality, so that what you would normally see (and never notice) as hundreds of bright dots, becomes hundreds of crescents.

--Linda


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: *daylia*
Date: 09 Nov 03 - 10:33 AM

It would have been better had it blown up or something.

Spaw, you are quite the Lune-y-tune today!


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Subject: RE: BS: Lunar Eclipse - 08 Nov '03
From: delphinium
Date: 09 Nov 03 - 10:38 AM

Wondrous strange and beautiful.

Some photos here


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