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Observers set for lunar eclipse

Skywatchers in parts of Europe, Africa, Central Asia and Australia are counting on clear skies to enjoy a total lunar eclipse on Wednesday.
This is the first total lunar eclipse of 2011 and the longest in nearly 11 years, experts say.
This type of eclipse occurs when the Earth casts its shadow over the Moon

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Free Live Lunar Eclipse Webcast from Bareket Observatory
2011 June 15th

A free, live webcast from Bareket Observatory in Israel will feature the total lunar eclipse on June 15, 2011.

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This relatively rare central eclipse -- meaning the moon will pass through the center of Earth's shadow -- promises to be longer and darker than usual.  A similar eclipse will not occur until 2018.This should be one of the most spectacular lunar eclipses in the last years!

This special webcast takes place from 17.00 - 23.00 UTC (GMT) June 15 (20.00 - 02.00 Israel local time).

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Breakfast presenter Kelly Higgins-Devine spoke to Andre Clayden, astronomer at the Springbrook Research Observatory in the Gold Coast Hinterland.
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Hunter residents could catch sight of a blood-red moon in the early hours of tomorrow morning, provided the predicted rain clouds part.
Tomorrow's full moon eclipse will begin from 4.22am, with the total eclipse expected within about an hour.
But the Bureau of Meteorology is expecting easing storms throughout the day.

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Lunar Eclipse, June 15, 2011

This live event will begin in 14:39:00
Video of the June 15, 2011 lunar eclipse from the hours of 11 AM to 3 PM PDT.



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The University of Applied Sciences Offenburg will cover the eclipse live on 15th of June 2011.

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Time of the total lunar eclipse 170% : 10.13 pm (MEZ)

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1. Entrance of the moon into the penumbra15.06.201119:27 pm
2. Entrance of the moon into the umbra15.06.201120:24 pm
3. Start of the totality15.06.201121:23 pm
4. Middle of the eclipse15.06.201122:13 pm
5. End of the totality15.06.201123:03 pm
6. Exit of the moon from the umbra15.06.201100:03 am
7. Exit of the moon from the penumbra15.06.201101:00 am

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Nepal will witness one of the darkest and longest total lunar eclipses of the century in the wee hours of Thursday morning.

"If the weather does not play foul, the celestial event starting 1:08 am NST will be visible from all parts of the country" - Jayanta Acharya, the chairman of Astronepal.

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Astronomers gear for lunar eclipse

A full lunar eclipse was due to be visible over all of southern and central Norway Wednesday night, provided the clouds stay away and it stops raining. State meteorologists said prospects were good, despite the torrential rains of recent days.
Astronomer Knut Jørgen Røed Odegaard told news bureau NTB that the lunar eclipse will start at 8:22pm and become a total eclipse from 9:11pm. The moon was expected to start re-emerging from the earth's shadow just after 11pm.

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Alloway Observatory director Mac Jonsen said a lunar eclipse happened when the earth got between the sun and the moon.
Anyone watching the eclipse could expect to see the moon turn a reasonably dark red.

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