...Winter Solstice Lunar Eclipse Observed Over the Ozarks...

A Rare Winter Solstice Total Lunar Eclipse Observed Across the Ozarks

 

A rare event occurred early Tuesday morning as a total lunar eclipse was observed across the Ozarks. The last time a total lunar eclipse was observed on the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere was on December 21st, 1638. The next time we can expect to see an event like this align with the Winter Solstice will be on December 21st, 2094.

 

Photograph  taken by Holly Kardell of Republic, Missouri

 

For more information, please visit the websites below

Solstice Lunar Eclipse (NASA Science News)
Total Lunar Eclipse of 2010 Dec 21 (NASA)



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