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To: Red in Blue PA
When a full lunar eclipse takes place on the shortest day of the year, the planet may just get awfully dark.

A lunar eclipse hides the moon. A solar eclipse hides the sun.

30 posted on 12/19/2010 4:42:22 PM PST by GingisK
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About 3 AM EST 12/21:


31 posted on 12/19/2010 6:38:32 PM PST by mikrofon (Star tags and Constellation outlines optional ;)
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To: GingisK

True, but a lunar eclipse blocks out the reflected light from the Sun, no?


32 posted on 12/20/2010 11:52:44 AM PST by PghBaldy (Like the Ft Hood Killer, James Earl Ray was just stressed when he killed MLK Jr.)
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