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10/18/13 09:32 AM
10/18/13 09:32 AM
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Diane Campbell Offline OP
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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.

Re: SKY-WATCHING EVENT THIS EVENING [Re: Diane Campbell] #475189
10/18/13 10:17 AM
10/18/13 10:17 AM
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There will also be a Penumbral Lunal Eclipse tonight...

"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." 5:50 pm in Belize.

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10/18/13 02:35 PM
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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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10/18/13 05:59 PM
10/18/13 05:59 PM
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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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Re: SKY-WATCHING EVENT THIS EVENING [Re: Diane Campbell] #475217
10/19/13 05:25 AM
10/19/13 05:25 AM
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San Pedro AC Belize
Diane Campbell Offline OP
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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!

Re: SKY-WATCHING EVENT THIS EVENING [Re: Diane Campbell] #475235
10/19/13 11:06 AM
10/19/13 11:06 AM
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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!

Re: SKY-WATCHING EVENT THIS EVENING [Re: Diane Campbell] #475371
10/21/13 05:10 PM
10/21/13 05:10 PM
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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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