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Posts Tagged ‘winter solstice’

Sky Tonight—December 21, solstice marks day of

Sky Tonight—December 21, solstice marks day of southernmost sun

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Today’s 2010 December solstice comes at 23:38 (11:38 p.m.) Universal Time today, when the sun on our sky’s dome reaches its farthest point south of the celestial equator – an imaginary line around the sky directly above the Earth’s equator. Translating Universal Time to Mountain Standard Time, that is 4:38 p.m. today. How do I translate Universal Time to my time? At this solstice, we celebrate the ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—December 20, Total lunar eclipse

EarthSky Tonight—December 20, Total lunar eclipse

Total lunar eclipse on December 20 or 21, depending on time zone Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org There is a lunar eclipse on the night of December 20 or 21 – depending on your time zone. See below for the date in your location. This December solstice eclipse is also the northernmost total lunar eclipse for several centuries. There will not be a total lunar eclipse this far north on the sky’s dome until December 21, ... Full Story

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