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Message 1058341 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 6:38:59 UTC

Its happening now, here is a live feed http://www.ustream.tv/spacevidcast
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Message 1058349 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 7:28:58 UTC - in response to Message 1058341.

Ooo time to go outside.. thank you for the reminder.. this one has a special treat:

Total Lunar Eclipse!!
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Message 1058351 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 7:47:27 UTC

yes, and the last one to happen on Winter solstice was over 300 yrs ago acording to what i read
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Message 1058377 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 9:32:11 UTC - in response to Message 1058351.

I looked it up.. 372 years ago... 1638.(not sure if that was summer or winter solstice, but apparently at the time, Gallileo was under house arrest.
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Message 1058445 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 14:03:47 UTC

It sure was a long time ago, and the next one, well lets just say we wont have to worrie about it if we will miss it lol
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Message 1058528 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 17:05:24 UTC

We missed the eclipse due to cloud cover.
Oh well, we'll just catch it next time it happens on the solstice. LOL
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Message 1058602 - Posted: 22 Dec 2010, 2:50:59 UTC

Well here is a link to some pics that were take from Aurora Ontario http://www.theweathernetwork.com/news/web/imagepopup.php?imgname=LunarEclipse_Aurora.jpg&title=The%20lunar%20eclipse%20over%20Aurora,%20Ontario.%20Click%20the%20image%20for%20a%20look%20at%20the%20moon%20from%20different%20parts%20of%20Canada.%20-%20The%20Weather%20Network&lang=en&wid=2337 and as for the next eclips on the Winter Solstis, will be a very long time from now ( lol ). here is a WIKI link with everything about the 2010 eclips, lots of of pics from diferent areas of the world http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/December_2010_lunar_eclipse
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