A penumbral lunar eclipse took place on September 16, 2016, the... - dofaq.com
september 2016 lunar eclipse

2017's Supermoon and Other Moons That Are Super in Their Own Ways

New York Times - 01 Dec 2017
The supermoon is 14 percent larger than the apogee full moon and 30 percent brighter. On average, the moon is about 238,900 miles away from Earth. During supermoons it gets closer – in November 2016 when the moon was at its closest approach since 1948 ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

'Supermoon' to give stargazers spectacular night sky show

Telegraph.co.uk - 03 Dec 2017
Blood moon: Also known as a supermoon lunar eclipse. It's when the shadow of Earth casts a reddish glow on the moon, the result of a rare combination of an eclipse with the closest full moon of the year. There was one in September 2015, and before that ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

February Full Moon 2017: When to See the 'Snow Moon' Eclipse

Space.com - 08 Feb 2017
February's Snow Moon will be no ordinary full moon for skywatchers in most parts of the world, as it coincides with a special lunar eclipse that will cast a shadow over the full moon's usual bright, glowing face. On Friday (Feb. 10), just 10 minutes ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

Eclipse 2017: Darkness Is Coming

Discover Magazine - 07 Aug 2017
The first total solar eclipse most Americans will have ever seen begins the morning of Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, two seconds before 10:16 a.m. PDT. At that moment, the dark shadow of the moon touches the Paciific Coast at the Yaquina Head lighthouse ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

5 things not to do during the solar eclipse

FOX31 Denver - 18 Aug 2017
People gather during total solar eclipse in Palembang city on March 9, 2016 in Palembang, South Sumatra province, Indonesia. Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images. Do not leave eclipse glasses on during totality, but only if you are in the path of ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

The day the sun disappears

fox8.com - 21 Jul 2017
To see “totality,” in which the moon completely blocks the sun, you will need to be inside the narrow swath — about 70 miles wide — of the moon's shadow. The path will stretch from the Oregon coast to the South Carolina coast, with 12 states in ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

Delayed Harvest: Why September's Full Moon Arrives in October

Space.com - 29 Sep 2017
On average, October Harvest Moons come every three years, although the time frame can be quite variable and as many as eight years can elapse between these events (the next such gap will come between 2020 and 2028). 2017's Harvest Moon comes rather ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

When is the next full solar eclipse in the UK?

Telegraph.co.uk - 07 Aug 2017
The diameter of the Sun is 400 times that of the Moon but it lies 400 times further away. If you are in exactly the right place on Earth at the right time, you'll be lucky enough to see the two celestial bodies overlap exactly. However as the moon and ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

Hundreds gather at Vineland library for eclipse party

Vineland Daily Journal - 21 Aug 2017
VINELAND - Visitors of all ages lined the lawn outside Vineland Public Library on Monday to witness a rare spectacle in the sky. Equipped with special glasses, the couple hundred guests in attendance gazed upward to view a partial solar eclipse. The ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

Night Sky: Visible Planets, Moon Phases & Events, December 2017

Space.com - 08 Jun 2017
The night sky tonight and on any clear night offers an ever-changing display of fascinating objects you can see, from stars and constellations to bright planets, often the moon, and sometimes special events like meteor showers. Observing the night sky ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

Solar and Lunar Eclipses in 2016

Sky & Telescope - 22 Jan 2016
This year there's a total solar eclipse on March 9th (visible from Indonesia) and an annular on September 1st (central Africa). But the terrific "tetrad" of total lunar eclipses is over — we'll see just two barely-there penumbral eclipses in 2016, on ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

Subtle lunar eclipse on February 10-11

EarthSky - 10 Feb 2017
Tonight – February 10, 2017 – you might think the full moon looks slightly darker than a typical full moon, if you catch it as it's passing through the Earth's faint penumbral shadow. There's a penumbral lunar eclipse tonight, the most subtle kind of ...
september 2016 lunar eclipse

Full Moon, Eclipse and Comet to Be Visible Friday Night

wnep.com - 10 Feb 2017
But if that's not special enough, there's also an eclipse that night. It'll be a penumbral lunar eclipse, meaning it's a partial eclipse that leaves sections of the moon darkened by the Earth's shadow. No, it won't be as spectacular as those “blood ...

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