Skip to comments.Disaster fears as 'monster' eclipse looms
Posted on 07/20/2009 3:40:10 AM PDT by myknowledge
THE world's most populous nations will gaze skywards on Wednesday as the longest total solar eclipse of the 21st Century lays a carpet of darkness across India and China, from Mumbai to Shanghai. The event is being hyped in the obscure world of eclipse-chasers as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity which, due to its trajectory over some of the most densely inhabited areas on Earth, could end up being the most-watched eclipse in history.
The American astrophysicist and acclaimed eclipse expert Fred Espenak has simply labelled the July 22 event "a monster".
Total solar eclipses occur when the moon comes between the Earth and the sun, completely obscuring the sun.
The excitement this time around is largely due to the unusually long duration of the instant of greatest eclipse, or "totality" - when the sun is wholly covered.
Momster eclipse. LOL
Michelle Obama’s enormous posterior causes this sort of thing to happen.
ah....an Aunt Esther generated event...cosmic!
The witch doctors and shamans are going to do a land office business.
You mean, ascribing an astronomically explainable event to a determination of whether or not humans have been "good" enough? Seems like that's happening here already, with Al Gore being the chief fire dancer.
Actually, this is NOT an eclipse. It is merely nobama demonstrating his control of the universe to the rest of the world!!