Hey! On Tuesday, at 3:17 a.m. EST, we will be treated to our own beloved moon showing itself bright and full, but it will also be eclipsed! All of this on the Winter Solstice. For more information go to: http://www.aolnews.com/2010/12/19/lunar-eclipse-december-2010-falls-on-winter-solstice/?icid=main%7Chp-laptop%7Cdl1%7Csec1_lnk3%7C190886.
This lunar eclipse falls on the date of the northern winter solstice. How rare is that? Total lunar eclipses in northern winter are fairly common. There have been three of them in the past ten years alone. A lunar eclipse smack-dab on the date of the solstice, however, is unusual.
Geoff Chester of the US Naval Observatory inspected a list of eclipses going back 2000 years.
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Share with us your favorite tale. Did you meet a zombie snowman? Ride the perfect wave? Get hugged by Grandma and have all the air removed from your lungs? Get a great gift from your llama? See the best film ever? Whatever! When friends and family get together, anything can and does happen. Your choice, tell us about the weirdest, best-est, worst, funniest, most surprising holiday you've had so far. Or if you can't think of one that stands out, then tell about what you WISH would happen. And I hope the zombie thing works again. ;-)
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Robin Aubrey 02:09, December 10, 2010 (UTC)