Obscure Full Moon Names of 2011

    A bright full moon on a dark, clear night is always an impressive sight, but did you know that each full moon of the year has its own name? Sometimes, the full moon of each month even has more than one name, all of which originated in antiquity. Full moon names date back to Native Americans...
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    month of january

    Capricorn Horoscope You're still in an overconfident phase, but you should get a chance today to put your perspective back in balance. You can maintain a spiritual point of view based on the idea that everything is just as it should be. But don't use this line of reasoning as a justification...

    Mars Rover Captures Eclipse, Blue Sunset

    A new Mars movie clip gives us a rover's-eye view of a bluish Martian sunset, while another clip shows the silhouette of the moon Phobos passing in front of the sun. America's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, carefully guided by researchers with an artistic sense, has recorded images used in...

    [Wow!] Total Eclipse of the Moon: Winter Solstice Edition

    Will you stay up to watch a red moon? No it's not some freaky holiday movie, but rather a lunar eclipse. Monday night sky gazers in North and Central America will be graced with the best seats in the house to watch the only lunar eclipse of the year. The lunar eclipse, in a beautiful twist for...

    Total Eclipse of the Moon

    Will you stay up to watch a red moon? No it's not some freaky holiday movie, but rather a lunar eclipse. Monday night sky gazers in North and Central America will be graced with the best seats in the house to watch the only lunar eclipse of the year. The lunar eclipse, in a beautiful twist for...

    Moonwatchers treated to total lunar eclipse

    NEW YORK – Skywatchers got an early holiday present this year: A total eclipse of the moon. Hanging high in the sky, the moon slowly turned from bright silver into a red disk early Tuesday. A total lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth casts its shadow on the full moon, blocking the sun's rays...

    [Awesome!] Lunar Eclipse Photos

    See rare eclipse unfold in photos A winter solstice treat nearly 400 years in the making transforms the moon into a vivid red disk.

    [Awesome!] Watch The Lunar Eclipse Online LIVE Tonight Dec 20th

    With cloudy skies in the Ozarks, NASA has a live stream from Alabama to see this historic eclipse. Skies will likely be too cloudy overnight to see the full lunar eclispe in the Ozarks. The good news is, NASA has set up a live stream on their website to watch eclipse. copy this link to a...

    Lunar Eclipse Could Boost Underdog Meteor Shower

    When skywatchers think of meteor showers during the month of December, they immediately think of the Geminids, which over the years have evolved into the most prolific and reliable of the dozen or so annual meteor displays that take place. And yet, there is also another notable meteor shower...
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    [Wow!] The 12 Stages of Monday's Total Lunar Eclipse

    No enthusiastic sky watcher ever misses a total eclipse of the moon. The spectacle is often more beautiful and interesting than one would think. To prepare for the rare event on Dec. 20-21, here are some tips to keep in mind. During the time that the moon is entering into, and later emerging...
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    [Awesome!] Early Xmas treat: 2010's only total lunar eclipse

    LOS ANGELES – 'Twill be nights before Christmas and high overhead, the moon will turn brown or maybe deep red. The Earth and the sun with celestial scripts will conspire to make a lunar eclipse. Weather permitting, sky gazers in North and Central America and a tiny sliver of South America will...
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    Amazing Spectacle: Total Lunar Eclipse Monday Night

    For a few hours on the night of Dec. 20 to Dec. 21, the attention of tens of millions of people will be drawn skyward, where the mottled, coppery globe of our moon will hang completely immersed in the long, tapering cone of shadow cast out into space by our Earth. If the weather is clear...
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    [Cool!] watch lunar eclipse dec 20

    Observers across North America are likely to be able to catch a view A total lunar eclipse set to take place next Monday night and Tuesday morning (Dec. 20-21) will be well-placed for observers across North America to catch a view. On the East Coast, it begins half an hour after midnight on...
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    Get ready for a total eclipse of the Moon

    On the morning of December 21 (or the night of the 20th for those in the western United States), plan to get out your lawn chairs, binoculars, and low-power eyepieces. And, this year, you’d better add a blanket. The first total lunar eclipse in nearly 3 years is on its way. This event will...
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    An international team finds its first alien world

    In an exciting example of international collaboration, a Qatar astronomer teamed with scientists at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and other institutions to discover a new alien world. This "hot Jupiter," named Qatar-1b, adds to the growing...
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    WikiLeaks Set To Reveal US-UFO War In Southern Ocean
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    Nature's coming attraction: Geminid meteor shower

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Stay tuned for nature's coming attraction. Early next week, the Geminid meteor shower will make its annual appearance, just in time for Christmas. Astronomers consider it the best meteor shower of the year, with more than 100 meteors streaking through the night sky every...
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    Quick, somebody slap a carbon tax on this new planet

    Watts Up With That? Dec 11, 2010 NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope Reveals First Carbon-Rich Planet Signature of a Carbon-Rich Planet This plot of data from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope indicates the presence of molecules in the planet WASP-12b — a super-hot gas giant that orbits tightly...
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    Meteor Shower and Total Lunar Eclipse to Wow Skywatchers This Month

    Skywatchers, grab your blankets. December's night sky spectacular will feature the best meteor shower of 2010 as well as the only total lunar eclipse of the year -- sights that should outshine any New Year's Eve fireworks display in terms of sheer wonder. The massive Geminid meteor shower...
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    Antichrist as a Child

    When Antichrist was a child He caught himself tracing The capital letter A On a window sill And wondered why Because his name contained no A. And as he crookedly stood In his mother's flower-garden He wondered why she looked so sadly Out of an upstairs window at him. He wondered why his father...