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Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Live October 18th

18 Oct 2013, 17:33 UTC
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Live October 18th
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Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Live October 18th On Friday October 18, the Full Moon will venture into Earth’s outer or penumbral shadow, producing an eclipse. Slooh, the Community Observatory, will track the Moon with its Canary Islands Half-Meter telescope, showing real-time as well as time-lapse views of the eclipse, accompanied by live narration from Slooh’s Paul […]The post Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Live October 18th appeared first on .

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Live October 18th

On Friday October 18, the Full Moon will venture into Earth’s outer or penumbral shadow, producing an eclipse. Slooh, the Community Observatory, will track the Moon with its Canary Islands Half-Meter telescope, showing real-time as well as time-lapse views of the eclipse, accompanied by live narration from Slooh’s Paul Cox, and astronomer Bob Berman.
Slooh will broadcast live images for the entire duration of the eclipse (4hrs 10mins), commencing at 2:45PM PDT / 5:45PM EDT / 21:45UTC, so viewers can monitor the subtle changes as the Moon gradually dims. The Slooh broadcast team will join the show starting at 4:30PM EDT / 7:30PM PDT / 23:30UTC, which will include the time of greatest eclipse.
Perhaps the most interesting aspect of this penumbral eclipse will be the uneven ...

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