Monday, December 20, 2010

A most unusual Lunar Eclipse !

 Wow. Check this out !

The Winter Solstice and a Lunar eclipse will overlap this year for the first time in 456 years! 

That means this very unusual event last occurred In 1554 AD.



But, 'stop the presses' as they used to say. 

Those dates might not be totally accurate.   NASA reports that the last time this occurred was 300 years ago in 1638.

Well, whatever. 

Either way this is a rare event and one you should try to view if possible since the next time this will happen, according to NASA, will be in 2094.

But, back to the unusual eclipse ...

According to one news article reporting this: “The eclipse begins on Tuesday morning, Dec. 21st, at 1:33 am EST...”

To read more about this HERE’S A LINK
and for completeness sake HERE’S ONE MORE LINK.

Be sure to read all three links as they all have important information about this amazing event.