Missed Last Night`s Lunar Eclipse? Here It Is...

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Winter Solstice Lunar Eclipse from William Castleman on Vimeo.


The time lapse video of Winter Solstice Lunar Eclipse on December 21, 2010 from 1:10 AM EST to 5:03 AM EST.
There are 58 comments:
Male 1,451
I just love looking at this and trying to wrap my head around the fact that it is the SHADOW of the freaking EARTH!
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Female 321
Me and two of my friends got together on my one friend`s front lawn, so it was fun.
The eclipse was the central topic on my friends facebook page.
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Female 321
I saw it right up until it was almost the full eclipse and then of course, before that A MASSIVE CLOUD THE SHAPE OF ANTARCTICA covered it. This made me so upset. T_T
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Female 1,515
All I got to see was a reddish tinged sky, because the entire sky was cloudy. Stupid weather >.< I stayed up late hoping the clouds would pass by but nope.
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Female 282
Is that giygas?
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Male 117
Is it eclipses or eclipsei?
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Male 2,868
@mcfudge-
I`m sorry the solar system is too "boring" for you. It`ll try harder to amuse you in the future.
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Male 15,832
[quote]I wonder what a lunar Eclipse looks like from the moon.[/quote]
You would see the earth surrounded by a red fringe, like a 360 deg. sunset. The atmosphere causes the light to refract around the curve of the earth, and the dust in the atmosphere blocks the short (blue) wavelengths of light.

During the partial phase, the shaded area is red, but you don`t notice it because the sunlit half is too bright.
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Male 6,693
I thought it was just my shadow that turned things a boiling red color.
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Male 378
i had the telescope up and ready to go, but in my area the clouds never let up. drating clouds is right.
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Male 10,440
We need to make the moon our bitch and colonize the sh*t out of it.
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Male 159
I saw it at around 12:41 mountain time and it looked like it does at 00:46. When it looked like it did at about 01:30 a big cloud swept over and I could barely see it.
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Male 275
judging by that guy`s photo at the top left his name should be Zoltar or something.
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Female 683
drating clouds.
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Male 27
nice starry skies here and i slept through it all dammit. thank god for this vid hahaha.
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Male 1,744
awesome
so pissed i missed it cuz we have rain
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Male 220
What is that music?
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Female 3,598
i`m pissed it was cloudy here. >:-(
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Male 36
I missed it for the overcast skies and snowing weather I experienced last night. And I was so excited when I first heard about it.

Thanks for posting this for me.
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Male 1,745
lisalezah the refraction of sunlight around earth`s atmosphere gives the moon that reddish appearance, it doesn`t get cast on the moon until it`s about halfway in earth`s shadow.
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Female 255
How come it only glows red once more than half of it is covered by the earth?
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Male 310
Reason #1 I didn`t wake up at 3 last night: some one would make a time lapse for me to watch later, and go "huh..neat"
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Male 4,680
William Castleman looks suspiciously similar to Steve Jobs...
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Male 179
The last recorded lunar eclipse on a northern winter solstice (according to NASA) was on Dec, 21st 1638 and the next one wont be until 2094.....I will be 105 years old....pooty, and pissed I missed it.
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Male 223
Stupid snowstorm/overcast prevented me from seeing any of it =/ I stayed up most of the night, too.
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Female 99
Iv`e just realised, it`s the 21st December 2010, 2 years till the ancient myan calendar finishes... Not that I bleave that the world will end...
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Male 343
Dude, this video has to have been sped up...
lol.

I went outside last night to watch it, mostly cloudless sky, brought a blanket and a pillow out, i just layed there for atleast 2 hours watching it
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Male 138
Lunar won`t you guide my sleigh tonight!?
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Male 928
Yeah I missed it due to clouds here also but I would rather just wait until the next day and catch a quick video than stay up and lose sleep these days.
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Male 164
i also watched it with the nurses at work on the late shift last night. first time seeing a lunar eclipse for most of us. cloudless sky too, it was very nice.
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Male 537
I saw it... boring compared to the lunar I saw down in Panama city.
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Male 787
It was too cloudy where I live :[
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Male 667
My first time seeing a lunar eclipse last night. It was pretty cool seeing a red moon and the moon was bright as hell.
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Male 25,416
Cool, keep sleeping through lunar eclipses!
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Male 1,256
Dude, that was beautiful.
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Male 5,194
Let me explain it in scientific terms:
Solar eclipse = AWESOME!
Lunar eclipse = Boring.
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Male 76
k-two: - It`s a long solar eclipse up there - the sun vanishes behind the earth.


Yes but doesn`t some light shine through our atmosphere giving the moon a red color? I`d just like to see it from that perspective.
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Male 7,378
Slept through it. Next time have a lunar eclipse when we`re awake God.
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Male 1,929
Snoozing in bed before getting up, mum came in and mentioned it, raised my head a foot, poked one eye through the curtains, saw half the moon, and went back to snoozing. Eclipse.
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Male 558
I stayed up way past my bedtime to catch it. `Twas pretty cool, kind of blew my mind. um, this is supposed to be a video? All I see is a pic of a red moon...
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Female 1,172
I couldn`t see the moon at all because of the clouds...until shortly after it was over. I was pissed.
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Male 41,069
Not only was it hazy here after all the snow, I couldn`t find a single working live-feed on the interwebz :(
I got to see the moon partly covered by shadow, through the clouds, no colours.
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Male 122
xxsevynxx: [quote]I wonder what a lunar Eclipse looks like from the moon.[/quote]

It`s a long solar eclipse up there - the sun vanishes behind the earth.
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Male 756
i was looking outside every 10 minutes from 6 pm to 4 Am, i didnt see it.
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Male 216
looks like a tim burton piece, but a little more dramatic.
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Female 33
It was cloudy here. I didn`t get to see it :(
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Male 2,688
Couldnt see it here. It was snowing all night.
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Male 76
I wonder what a lunar Eclipse looks like from the moon.
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Male 2,388
and once again the deep ones rised out of my sea monkey`s aquarium and offered me gold for my virgins then when I denied they retreated back into their underwater castle. It was soooo cute :3
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Male 27
FAKE
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Male 2,422
It was pretty cool. When it was at full eclipse the moon was smack in the middle of Orion, Tarus, Auriga, and Gemini. And a shooting star went right across it. Froze my nips off though.
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Female 111
If it were 2000 years ago: "The gods are mad!! The moon is bleeding! Sacrifice something! Any child born tonight is cursed!!!"
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Male 15,510
That was the rapture, we were all left behind (Except from that one guy in India)
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Female 185
Cool.
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Male 167
did anything coool happen? any new species arise from the deep dark cavernous caves around the world? no I don`t think so. not so special now.
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Male 5,314
thanks a lot rain
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Male 12
I watched it till it went dirt brown, at like 0245. I was sooo tired, so I went to bed. Glad to see I only missed the same thing in reverse. LOL.
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Male 20,987
Link: Missed Last Night`s Lunar Eclipse? Here It Is... [Rate Link] - The time lapse video of Winter Solstice Lunar Eclipse on December 21, 2010 from 1:10 AM EST to 5:03 AM EST.
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