Sunday, September 27, 2015

Date #2 of Autumn Date ideas


Go Stargazing !
What a night it will be to stargaze !
Did you know our region has received Starlight certification? We have the darkest skies in North America ! In the municipality of Argyle, we will soon have an observatory, It will be in Quinan. Check out Tim Doucette's website. Click Here
There will be a super lunar eclipse tonight, also known as a blood moon. Wondering what that really means? Check out this video...  Click here
When the Eclipse Happens Worldwide?
Lunar eclipses look approximately the same all over the world and happen at the same time.
The times displayed are accurate to around 2-3 seconds.
EventUTC TimeTime in Halifax*Visible in Halifax
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 12:11:47 AMSep 27 at 9:11:47 PMYes
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 1:07:13 AMSep 27 at 10:07:13 PMYes
Full Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 2:11:12 AMSep 27 at 11:11:12 PMYes
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 2:47:09 AMSep 27 at 11:47:09 PMYes
Full Eclipse endsSep 28 at 3:23:05 AMSep 28 at 12:23:05 AMYes
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 4:27:05 AMSep 28 at 1:27:05 AMYes
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 5:22:31 AMSep 28 at 2:22:31 AMYes
* The Moon is above the horizon during this eclipse, so with good weather conditions in Halifax, the entire eclipse is visible.
The magnitude of the eclipse is 1.276.
The total duration of the eclipse is 5 hours, 11 minutes.
The total duration of the partial phases is 2 hours, 8 minutes.
The duration of the full eclipse is 1 hour, 12 minutes.

Do you have any stargazing pictures with your honey?
Share them with me!

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