posted on Jun, 15 2011 @ 06:21 AM
Just a shoutout to let everyone know there is a full Lunar eclipse tonight. It's a full Moon tonight here in Melbourne so hopefully it should be a
good show, and with current ash clouds courtesy of the volcanoes it should make for an even more interesting show - turning the Moon blood red!
Although i am reluctant to wake up that early just for the eclipse.... but nothing beats an eclipse!!
WATCH the moon turn blood red in the twilight hours before dawn tomorrow.
The eclipse begins at 3.25am (AEST) and enters its darkest phase or ‘totality’ at 5.22am (AEST) when the transformation to a blood-red moon should
During an eclipse, light bent through our atmosphere would normally give the moon an orange glow, but the volcanic ash cloud should turn that blood
"This is worth getting up early for," said Perry Vlahos, from the Astronomical Society of Victoria.
"I'd bet on a pretty red, blood-red moon."
Article (Herald Sun)
Happy viewing peeps
and if anyone has the equipment to capture in HQ on film or video please share!!
edit on 15-6-2011 by Havick007 because: (no reason given)