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Thread #134352   Message #3060078
Posted By: mikesamwild
23-Dec-10 - 11:59 AM
Thread Name: 1st solstice/lunar eclipse in 500 years
Subject: Lunar Eclipse
Having been taken by the total eclipse the other morning ( Solstice, full moon, total lunar eclipse and Venus in the east0

Why is it that the Earth and the Moon appear to fit so exactly in size, and if the moon is 'covered' why is the blood red moon still visible?