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Big Lunar Eclipse

25 Jun 2010, 16:48 UTC
Big Lunar Eclipse
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( Photo by: Rob Kaufman, Australia-August 17, 2008)

What is a B-I-G Lunar Eclipse? Check out this Saturday morning, June 26th there is going to be a lunar eclipse. The eclipse begins at 3:17 am PDT (10:17 UT) when the moon enters the earth's shadow. The greatest moment of the eclipse is at 4:38 am PDT (11:38 UT) when 54% of the moon's diameter will be covered.

Because the moon is so close to the horizon during the 3 hours of the eclipse, the size will seem to be magnified!!

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