[FPSPACE] OT: Total eclipse
thomsona at flash.net
Wed Oct 13 14:25:45 EDT 2004
Sorry, I won't do this again for a while...
Good thing the parties aren't superstitious.
Facts About Third Presidential Debate
By The Associated Press
President Bush and Democratic Sen. John Kerry meet for their third and
final presidential debate Wednesday night at Arizona State University in
When: 9 p.m. EDT.
90 minutes set aside for debate.
Total Lunar Eclipse
On Wednesday night, Oct. 27th, North Americans can see a total eclipse of
October 13, 2004: According to folklore, October's full moon is called the
"Hunter's Moon" or sometimes the "Blood Moon." It gets its name from hunters
who tracked and killed their prey by autumn moonlight, stockpiling food for
the winter ahead. You can picture them: silent figures padding through the
forest, the moon overhead, pale as a corpse, its cold light betraying the
creatures of the wood.
The Blood Moon rises this year on Wednesday, Oct. 27th. At first it will
seem pale and cold, as usual. And then ... blood red.
It's a lunar eclipse. Beginning at 9:14 p.m. EDT (6:14 p.m. PDT), the moon
will glide through Earth's shadow for more than three hours.
Lunar Eclipse Schedule
Wednesday, October 27, 2004
Moon enters Earth's shadow 9:14 p.m.
Totality begins 10:23 p.m.
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