Articles tagged "full moon"

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Rare full moon to decorate the skies on Christmas Day

A rare celestial event will take place on December 25, 2015. A bright full moon, although not unusual phenomena per se, rarely coincides with Christmas date and will for sure make a nice contribution to the holiday atmosphere. The full moon of December, the...

December 24, 2015

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"Full Moon Silhouettes" - Moon rising over the Mount Victoria Lookout in Wellington, New Zealand

Full Moon Silhouettes is a real-time video of the moon rising over the Mount Victoria Lookout in Wellington, New Zealand. People had gathered up there this night to get the best view possible of the moon rising. Photographer Mark Gee captured the video from 2.1km away

February 03, 2013

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Penumbral lunar eclipse on November 28, 2012

On November 28, 2012 the moon will slide through the Earth’s pale outer shadow or penumbra, resulting in a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth moves between the Sun and Moon but the three celestial bodies do not form a perfectly

November 27, 2012

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Watch rare Blue Moon Friday night!

A Blue Moon is the second Full Moon in a calendar month. We had one Full Moon already on August 2 this year and the second will be Friday night, August 31. Full Moons are separated by period of 29 days, so by having 30 or 31 days monthly, sometimes we have two Full

August 31, 2012

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Supermoon - Moon's closest approach since 1992

Could 'supermoon' next week disrupt Earth's weather? It doesn't take much to get the Internet's lunar-tics out in force. The web was awash with apocalyptic warnings that the movement of the moon will trigger tidal waves, volcanic eruptions and...

March 09, 2011