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Could see it perfectly from my bedroom window right up til about 7.40 when it vanished behind a large bank of cloud :)

Wife was looking at it for a few moments then diving back under the duvet upon one viewing she said " oh look its totally eclipsed now " to which my reply was "yes but only by cloud !! "

Most disappointing !!

How long do we have to wait for the next Lunar Eclipse ?

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Nothing from Anglesey :) all the gear was set up and tracking the moon from around 3am but then cloud cloud and more cloud grrr.

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Missed the whole thing :)

Clouded out from 6:45 when I woke up to have a look and still when I tried an hour later. It would have been the first total eclipse I've seen since February 2008.

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Boo. Misty cloud on South coast until it burnt off at dawn. Next time eh?

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Me and my son were out watching the eclipse, he was in awe of it lol. We stood there like a pair of lemons at the side of the road, me in my fluffy pink slippers, in freezing -deg temp watching the moon. The things we do for our kids eh :)

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I saw most of it as I was driving down the M1 from Leeds to Devizes

There was a sliver left when I lost it....Glad I saw what I did

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Saw it off and on from just on 6.40 until just before 7.40 when I was on the bus to work. Typical the bus on a morning faces south and east so lots of neck twisting. Looked amazingly crisp and sharp was well impressed - nice pink/red colouration as well

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All my family managed to see it this morning in crystal clear skies. Managed to get the scope out but it was just as impressive with the naked eye. Some great pixs posted on this thread. Liked yours esp breakintheclouds.

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It was obscured by clouds in North Cheshire. I'm sure that was because I'd packed all the gear in my car to drive to a suitable site, which I'd spent ages finding on Google Maps the evening before :p. This evening, it looked fantastic though :)!

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Total cloud here in Texas in the wee small when the shadow fell on the moon. I suppose it's like the inevitability of clouds when new gear arrives. Usually the skies are clear and bright around here. Maybe one night in 30 is cloudy, and we all know it had to be LAST night.

Well, I suppose it went ahead and eclipsed without me there to witness it. You don't suppose it's a government plot or a terrorist's scheme do you?

Sighhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.

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This is what I was able to see here, in the South China Sea:

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Just caught the tail end of it at moon rise yesterday evening. I think I was the only one on the rig who saw it too...

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Took the dog out at 6.30. Sky was totally clear:cool:. I had a superb view of the eclipse from start to more or less the finish, the last few minutes I struggled to see any detail, only viewed it naked eye, as sunlight had taken over. As a beginner in astronomy I was really happy to observe such an event, made it worth dealing with the cold :)

Alan

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