Solstice Eclipse

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by mom'sfolly, Dec 17, 2010.

  1. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Overrun With Chickens

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    Monday night/Tuesday morning there will be a total lunar eclipse visible throughout North America. It peaks at about 2 am central time. It should be very cool. For you pagans out there it might add to the solstice celebrations. My dh and older son will be camping in the Guadalupe Mountains, and they should have one of the best views in the southern part of the US. There's not much out there to make light pollution.

    http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2010/17dec_solsticeeclipse/
     
  2. kla37

    kla37 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We're excited about it!
     
  3. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm actually a little jealous that the guys are going to be in such a primo location for the event. I don't really want to sleep in a tent, in December, at 5000 feet when the winds are predicted to be 20-30 mph and the lows in the 30s....but it will be a great place to see the eclipse.

    I"ll take the little guy out in the middle of the night to see it.
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I'm eager to see it too. [​IMG]
     
  5. I have WHAT in my yard?

    I have WHAT in my yard? Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh great just what I needed! A reason to have to stay up all Solstice night!! [​IMG] As a pagan I usually stay up most of the night. (AS I have gotten older actually staying awake all night has been less important!) I get up long before dawn to start the Solstice bread anyway!!!
     
  6. Muggsmagee

    Muggsmagee Menagerie Mama

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    I want to see it! I just have to remind myself...can I get a BYC wakeup call?
     
  7. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

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    STill think the Maya were off by 2 years with their Doomsday prophecy. An eclipse on the solstice is quite a rare occurence indeed.
     
  8. biddyboo

    biddyboo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    IhaveWhat...will you tell us about Solstice bread? Its tradition, recipe? Thanks:)
     
  9. Rozzie

    Rozzie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First time since 1378. I'm staying up for SURE. Now, how to celebrate this unusual event...
     
  10. Rammy

    Rammy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I second that motion!!



    Rammy
     

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