lunar eclipse wednesday morning 5/26/2021

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retired jerry
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lunar eclipse wednesday morning 5/26/2021

Post by retired jerry » May 23rd, 2021, 3:43 pm

between 2:45AM and 5:55AM PDT, Wednesday morning, May 26

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Re: lunar eclipse wednesday morning 5/26/2021

Post by BigBear » June 19th, 2021, 6:59 pm

Isn't there a lunar eclipse every 28 days? I was just wondering what made the extra one so special.

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Re: lunar eclipse wednesday morning 5/26/2021

Post by retired jerry » June 20th, 2021, 5:03 am

The once every 28 days new moon looks a little different

The eclipse has more red light bending around the earth so the moon has a weird red color

Still, lunar eclipses aren't all that spectacular or rare

Solar eclipses are better

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