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UKwithPride
12-19-2010, 01:49 AM
http://bigthink.com/ideas/25574

http://s3.amazonaws.com/bt_assets/system/idea_thumbnails/25574/original/lunar_eclipse_michio_kaku.jpg

What I don't get, is if it starts at 1 am EST on tuesday, does that mean 10pm on monday night for west coast people?

EDIT: NVM, here you go!

Eastern Standard Time:

•Penumbral eclipse begins 12:29 AM EST
•Partial eclipse begins 1:33 AM EST
•Total eclipse begins 2:41 AM EST
•Greatest eclipse 3:17 AM EST
•Total eclipse ends 3:53 AM EST
•Partial eclipse ends 5:01 AM EST
•Penumbral eclipse ends 6:05 AM EST

Central Standard Time:

•Penumbral eclipse begins 11:29 PM CST
•Partial eclipse begins 12:33 AM CST
•Total eclipse begins 1:41 AM CST
•Greatest eclipse 2:17 AM CST
•Total eclipse ends 2:53 AM CST
•Partial eclipse ends 4:01 AM CST
•Penumbral eclipse ends 5:05 AM CST

Mountain Standard Time:

•Penumbral eclipse begins 10:29 PM MST
•Partial eclipse begins 11:33 PM MST
•Total eclipse begins 12:41 AM MST
•Greatest eclipse 1:17 AM MST
•Total eclipse ends 1:53 AM MST
•Partial eclipse ends 3:01 AM MST
•Penumbral eclipse ends 4:05 AM MST

Pacific Standard Time:

•Penumbral eclipse begins 9:29 PM PST
•Partial eclipse begins 10:33 PM PST
•Total eclipse begins 11:41 PM PST
•Greatest eclipse 12:17 AM PST
•Total eclipse ends 12:53 AM PST
•Partial eclipse ends 2:01 AM PST
•Penumbral eclipse ends 3:05 AM PST

The Universal Time (UT) of the eclipse will be:

•Penumbral eclipse begins 5:29 UT
•Partial eclipse begins 6:33 UT
•Total eclipse begins 7:41 UT
•Greatest eclipse 8:17 UT
•Total eclipse ends 8:53 UT
•Partial eclipse ends 10:01 UT
•Penumbral eclipse ends 11:05 UT

oldironmudder
12-19-2010, 04:53 AM
Nice!!!

Lawpass
12-19-2010, 04:55 AM
Cool, the forecast doesn't look good for seeing it here, but here's to hoping. Sounds like an amazing photo opportunity!

MYNEWMR2
12-19-2010, 09:11 AM
That's REALLY cool!

vwjimmy
12-19-2010, 09:47 AM
Red lunar eclipse on the winter solstice......powerful stuff.....

MYNEWMR2
12-21-2010, 05:01 AM
I was up at 3 AM to see it but it was too cloudy... :'(

marvin-martian
12-21-2010, 09:38 AM
I drove my friends out to the boonies to see it. It was beautiful, I just wish I had taken a real camera.

How many goats do you think were sacrificed last night?

shunut
12-21-2010, 09:38 AM
Too cloudy here to see it last night. Anybody get good pictures?

oldironmudder
12-21-2010, 11:59 AM
I got some pictures. I gotta finish uploading them & sort them out.

UKwithPride
12-21-2010, 09:21 PM
Ya, it was rainy and cloudy so I didn't get to see it. =[

druid
12-22-2010, 01:37 AM
It was cool, I got to watch it. Got some on video also for the kids.

johannW
12-22-2010, 04:56 PM
i saw it from the Sacramento area in California. pretty epic (: