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Penumbral eclipse, anyone?

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I tried to see the penumbral eclipse this morning, but the moon was too low on the horizon at the time. I did see our beautiful, large, looming satellite setting in the West and a gorgeous sunrise in the East at one of my favorite observing spots, so I can't complain :hello2: There was a magical mist on the pond, too!  Did anyone see the eclipse?

 

Cheers,

Reggie

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We're still laboring beneath the endless parade of clouds - and now snow is on the forecast.

There was a strange ball-of-light in the sky today - not sure what it could have been.....

Dave

 

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2 hours ago, Dave In Vermont said:

We're still laboring beneath the endless parade of clouds - and now snow is on the forecast.

There was a strange ball-of-light in the sky today - not sure what it could have been.....

Dave

 

You've got to come down South, dude. Or come with me out West to do some real astronomy, lol!

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Mighty tempting, Reggie! But ever the optomist - it's got to get better eventually. Besides, Murphy's Law tells me if I went South or West, I'd bring a massive blizzard with me and bury half the nation like a news-story out of Buffalo, New York! :eek:

All the best -

Dave

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58 minutes ago, Dave In Vermont said:

Mighty tempting, Reggie! But ever the optomist - it's got to get better eventually. Besides, Murphy's Law tells me if I went South or West, I'd bring a massive blizzard with me and bury half the nation like a news-story out of Buffalo, New York! :eek:

All the best -

Dave

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Holy supernova! :help:

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I did in the past try to see a penumbral eclipse, but I couldn't really see anything with the naked eye. No doubt a camera would have picked up the subtle and gradual dimming of the moon

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