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Offline Shelby2

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Watch the lunar eclipse with amateur astronomers JH, Feb 20
« on: February 19, 2008, 03:13:11 PM »
TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20

for more info click on link below

Where to watch in Jackson Heights: 82nd and Northern Blvd, in front of the firehouse.
According to their website, the Amateur Astronomers Association will set up telescopes and binoculars.
http://www.aaa.org/


from their website:

    There's a big event coming up – a total lunar eclipse – on Wednesday evening, February 20.  The partial phase begins at 8:43 PM, totality runs from 10:00 to 10:52 PM and the partial eclipse ends at 12:09 AM.  Both Saturn and the star Regulus will be near the Moon.


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Re: Watch the lunar eclipse with amateur astronomers JH, Feb 20
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2008, 02:57:45 PM »
Gothamist also has some information on tonight's lunar eclipse:

http://gothamist.com/2008/02/20/total_lunar_ecl.php
The Chuckster has spoken!

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Re: Watch the lunar eclipse with amateur astronomers JH, Feb 20
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2008, 02:57:45 PM »