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Lunar Eclipse 2008-2-20

As described by NASA, a total lunar eclipse will be visible from North America on Wednesday and the forecast is for clear skies in Minnesota. The next total Lunar eclipse visible from NA will be in 2010. A couple of animations of this event are available (click on the images below to see the animations):

A view of the earth-moon system

Earth-Moon system before eclispe

A close-up view of the moon

Closeup of Moon before eclipse

These animations were made using Xplanet software.

Last Modified: 2008-02-18 at 10:53:48 -- this is in International Standard Date and Time Notation