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At 5:06 am Pacific Standard Time, this is the remaining portion of a total lunar eclipse viewed from San Diego, Ca. August 28, 200




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This a timelapse of the August 27/28 lunar eclipse taken near Barber's Point on Oahu, Hawaii, away from the city lights of Honolulu.



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Video of a Lunar Eclipse shot from Portsmouth, NH around 5:50 a.m., Aug. 28, 2007.




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In the wee overnight hours on the West coast, and in the early morning hours on the East coast, the earths shadow will pass across the moon.
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Live eclipse webcasts: from Las Vegas, Nevada
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Most people appreciate lunar eclipses for their silent midnight beauty. NASA astronomer Bill Cooke is different: he loves the explosions.
On Tuesday morning, Aug. 28th, Earth's shadow will settle across the Moon for a 90-minute total eclipse: full story. In the midst of the lunar darkness, Cooke hopes to record some flashes of light--explosions caused by meteoroids crashing into the Moon and blasting themselves to smithereens.

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A simulation of the upcoming lunar eclipse on August 28. Simulation rate speed up 1000x.




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Hawaii will see a rare total lunar eclipse Aug. 27
Space will be a very busy place in August, in astronomical terms as well as space exploration activities.
One of the highlights is that Hawai'i will see a rare total lunar eclipse on Aug. 27.
While lunar eclipses are not as rare as solar eclipses in terms of the area affected (and how many people are able to view it), a total lunar eclipse is still not something we see every day.

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On Aug. 28, skywatchers across much of North America can watch as the Moon crosses into the Earth's shadow and will undergo its second total eclipse in 2007.
West Coast viewers will get the best show.

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The total lunar eclipse of August 28 2007 will be visible over the Americas, the Pacific, eastern Asia, and Australasia.
The penumbral eclipse -- the least exciting, and hardest to see part -- will begin at 07:52:11 UT and end at 13:22:29 UT. It will be visible from the Americas when it begins around Moonset, the Pacific, and eastern Asia and Australasia as it ends at around Moonrise.

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