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#475186 - 10/18/13 09:32 AM SKY-WATCHING EVENT THIS EVENING  
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Tonight the full moon will rise about the same time as the sun sets. If you go out on the sea or go up on a high building you should be able to see both sun and moon above the horizon at the same time, with the color of the sun reflecting on the rising moon. I think it will be a good show! Look for this sometime between 5-6 pm.

#475189 - 10/18/13 10:17 AM Re: SKY-WATCHING EVENT THIS EVENING [Re: Diane Campbell]  
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There will also be a Penumbral Lunal Eclipse tonight... http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/16/penumbral-lunar-eclipse-october-18-2013_n_4100763.html

"A penumbral lunar eclipse -- so called because only the incomplete outer portion of the Earth's shadow, or penumbra, falls across the moon -- is expected to reach its deepest point at 7:50 p.m. ET on Friday, Oct. 18." ...so 5:50 pm in Belize.





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#475195 - 10/18/13 02:35 PM Re: SKY-WATCHING EVENT THIS EVENING [Re: Hon]  
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We here in Central Texas will miss thsi as it is cold and overcast this evening. yuk


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#475202 - 10/18/13 05:59 PM Re: SKY-WATCHING EVENT THIS EVENING [Re: Ernie B]  
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We are missing also, but it is because the mountains (hills) surrounding us!! Wish I was there!


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#475217 - 10/19/13 05:25 AM Re: SKY-WATCHING EVENT THIS EVENING [Re: Diane Campbell]  
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Well --- we went out in a boat to watch. Couldn't see anything of the eclipse, and sun was hiding behind clouds -- BUT the moon was glorious. I hope some of my photos turned out!

#475235 - 10/19/13 11:06 AM Re: SKY-WATCHING EVENT THIS EVENING [Re: Diane Campbell]  
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I sat on my back porch last night and watched a beautiful sunset followed immediately by lovely moon rising from the other direction. Neat!



#475371 - 10/21/13 05:10 PM Re: SKY-WATCHING EVENT THIS EVENING [Re: Diane Campbell]  
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Did your pics turn out Diane? If so can you post one or two in photo gallery? I would love to see them.


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