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Astronomy and Astrophysics

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  • Full lunar eclipse could bring 'Blood Moon' next week

    Full lunar eclipse could bring 'Blood Moon' next week
    A full lunar eclipse will occur early Tuesday morning, darkening the full moon and possibly tinting it a reddish hue that causes some to call it a "Blood Moon". For nearly an hour and a half, the moon will be dimmed and possibly appearing a copper color...
  • Winter's encore may obscure lunar eclipse

    Winter's encore may obscure lunar eclipse
    Winter is returning for an encore this week, with up to an inch of snow this evening and lows in the 20s over the next two nights. The slushy storm may pull out of the Chicago area in time for people to catch at least some of the lunar eclipse overnight....
  • Total lunar eclipse tonight: How to see the 'blood moon'

    Total lunar eclipse tonight: How to see the 'blood moon'
    Sky watchers, get ready! There is a total eclipse of the moon coming Monday night and you don't want to miss it. A lunar eclipse occurs when the sun, moon, and Earth align so that  Earth's shadow falls across the moon's surface. Monday night's lunar...
  • Lunar eclipse: When can I watch it in Los Angeles on Monday night?

    A total lunar eclipse will be seen over Los Angeles and most of North America beginning Monday night Pacific time. In Los Angeles, the most impressive part of the eclipse begins at 10:58 p.m. Monday, when the first “bite” is taken out of the...
  • Total lunar eclipse to bring rare 'blood moon' to night sky

    The first total eclipse of 2014 is poised to show itself Monday night in the form of a dark red "blood moon." In Los Angeles, the most impressive part will begin at 10:58 p.m. when the first "bite" is taken out of the moon. It will be blotted out...
  • Total lunar eclipse: Big crowds expected for 'blood moon'

    Total lunar eclipse: Big crowds expected for 'blood moon'
    With just a few hours left before the the first total eclipse of 2014, the Griffith Observatory is bracing for big crowds tonight and is warning of possible traffic jams for the "blood moon." "We are expecting large crowds," the observatory said in a...
  • When can I see the lunar eclipse in Chicago?

    When can I see the lunar eclipse in Chicago?
    A rare celestial show will be visible in the early-morning sky Tuesday in Chicago--if the weather cooperates. A full lunar eclipse will unfold over three hours beginning at 12:58 a.m. Tuesday as Earth's shadow falls across the moon, shifting its color...
  • 'Blood moon' draws an appreciative crowd to Griffith Park

    'Blood moon' draws an appreciative crowd to Griffith Park
    They came with iPhones, iPads, digital cameras and even some film cameras — ready to capture the total lunar eclipse known as a "blood moon." Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles offered a prime view, and hundreds of people were there when the...
  • Lunar eclipse: Which in 'blood moon' tetrad will put on the best show?

    Lunar eclipse: Which in 'blood moon' tetrad will put on the best show?
    The first of four consecutive total lunar eclipses -- that riveting "blood moon" -- has occurred. The tetrad has begun!  Depending on whether you ask a mystic or a scientist, it may or may not be a sign of the apocalypse. But it could be comforting to...
  • Clouds, rain forecast to block Tuesday's lunar eclipse

    Clouds, rain forecast to block Tuesday's lunar eclipse
    Rain, storms and clouds are forecast Monday night through Tuesday, likely blocking out any view of a full lunar eclipse -- sometimes known as a "Blood Moon" -- occurring early Tuesday morning. Clouds are forecast to move in Tuesday afternoon, with...
  • 'Blood moon' total lunar eclipse to have crowds looking up tonight

    'Blood moon' total lunar eclipse to have crowds looking up tonight
    Officials at the Griffith Observatory are expecting big crowds for the dark red "blood moon," the first total eclipse of 2014 beginning Monday night. The observatory will be open for visitors, who can look up at the eclipse either from the building...