Grande Prairie Total Lunar Eclipse
Depending on where you live, the total lunar eclipse takes place on either December 10 or December 11 during twilight hours. The following total lunar eclipse photos were taken at Grande Prairie Centre 2000 at dawn prior to sunrise on December 10, 2011 around 7:30am. The moon turned orange red as it progressed through the eclipse. :D Actually the full moon disappeared completely for about 2 minutes without any trace of orange red colour during total eclipse.
WHO KNEW? The next total lunar eclipse won’t be here till April 15, 2014. Most America will see that, but not people in northeast. For the next total lunar eclipse visible to the entire America continent, you’ll have to wait till January 21, 2019. Lunar eclipse is safe to view with naked eyes, unlike solar eclipse. There had been four partial solar eclipses this year. One full total solar eclipse is expecting next year on November 13, 2012; however, it can only be seen in remote parts of northern Australia. The next total solar eclipse that can be seen in America won’t be until August 21, 2017. Nevertheless, the next annular solar eclipse over the USA falls on Sunday, May 20, 2012. An annular eclipse occurs when the Moon passes directly in front of the sun, but the lunar disk is not quite wide enough to cover the entire sun, creating a “Ring of Fire” or a “black hole” in the center of the sun.
How do you make the moon disappear? Someone joked, saying “Pull your pants up!” I guess that will be a double moon?!?! ò.ó Alternately, pull your pants down to see the eclipse?!?! ò.ó
Exact location is indicated by Green Arrow.
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