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Old 02-20-2008, 07:52 PM   #1
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go watch the eclipse!

Thankfully, we can get the show in from one of the bedrooms (aka, no negative degree temps for me)
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Old 02-20-2008, 08:26 PM   #2
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I'm heading out onto the balcony in a few minutes to kick back and enjoy it! But I'll probably have to bundle up! It's all the way down to 63 here on the beach!
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Old 02-20-2008, 08:35 PM   #3
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Cool! Thanks for the reminder!
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Old 02-20-2008, 08:41 PM   #4
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ya its awesome watching it right now!! woo woo
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Old 02-20-2008, 08:43 PM   #5
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Aaiieee! the Moon is drowned in blood! Call out the Satchem!
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Dense cloudcover... In PHOENIX!@!!@#$%^&*IO
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Old 02-20-2008, 09:04 PM   #8
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There were a few clouds, but we had a pretty good look from our patio behind the garage.
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Well below zero. Watched for a while. My fingers and nose are going to fall off. One last run outside in a few minutes.
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I ran out twice and watched for a very short time. It is 17 degrees out. Thanks for the reminder!
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Couldn't see it in New Orleans due to clouds, but they showed some footage taken in St. Louis on our evening news.

Good news is that there will be another one soon. Apparently the next full lunar eclipse will be on December 21, 2010. By that time, I will have been ER'd for well over a year!
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Still out in totality and will be for almost another 30 minutes. Nice one.
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Perfect view in Los Angeles, clear and 55 degrees ( = 72 degrees with Baileys)
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Watched for a bit, but the clouds have eclipsed the eclipse...

Content watching Great Scenic Railway Journeys on PBS.
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Well below zero. Watched for a while. My fingers and nose are going to fall off. One last run outside in a few minutes.

I was getting ready to feel sorry for you but weather.com says that it's colder here than there. So, I'm going to feel sorry for both of us instead.
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4 degrees here but the sky was absolutely clear...was able to identify many constellations and when the mid-eclipse happened at 10:26, the moon turned red with blue edges. Awesome!

Then my telescope lens froze.

One of the best lunar eclipses I've ever seen. Most in this area are obscured by clouds.
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Old 02-20-2008, 09:52 PM   #17
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Cloud cover in Central Florida, can't see a thing.
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View the eclipse from Argentina.

Eclipse Lunar
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Crystal clear in central MS. I almost forgot but went out just in time to see it.
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Clear view here near Chicago. Just ended. The awnings that do such a nice job deflecting sun from the windows all summer kept me from viewing the eclipse through the window. Had to stand on the patio with temps +8f.

Hot chocolate with peppermint Schnapps helped!
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