• Lunar eclipse: Longest 'blood moon' treats stargazers
Lunar eclipse: Longest 'blood moon' treats stargazers

It was also helped by the fact that the Earth was near its further point from the sun, making its shadow appear larger. The total eclipse lasted 1 hour, 42 minutes and 57 seconds, though a partial eclipse preceded and follows, meaning the moon will spend a total of almost 4 hours in the Earth's umbral shadow, according to NASA .

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  • Disney Will Eliminate Plastic Straws From Its Parks by 2019
Disney Will Eliminate Plastic Straws From Its Parks by 2019

An Assembly bill would require dine-in restaurants provide single-use plastic straws only upon request. Santa Barbara earlier this month passed the ordinance authorizing hefty fines and even a possible jail sentence for violators who dole out plastic straws at restaurants, bars and other food establishments.

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  • Scientists say black hole discovery proves Einstein was right
Scientists say black hole discovery proves Einstein was right

Since the 1990s, a team of researchers led by Reinhard Genzel from the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics in Garching, Germany has been tracking the journey of one of these stars called S2. The effect they observed, gravitational redshift, occurs as particles of light (photons) climb out of a gravitational well like a black hole....

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  • The reaction to last night's Blood Moon in Ireland was brilliantly predictable
The reaction to last night's Blood Moon in Ireland was brilliantly predictable

The blood moon will last for one hour and 43 minutes, just shy of the theoretical limit of a lunar eclipse which is one hour and 47 minutes. It wasn't visible in the US, but it could be seen from places like South America, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

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  • Section of Yosemite park to close as crews battle blaze
Section of Yosemite park to close as crews battle blaze

Brandon N. McGlover, 32, of Temecula was booked on suspicion of setting five fires, including a blaze threatening an estimated 600 homes in the San Jacinto Mountains east of Los Angeles , state fire officials said. At least a thousand campground and hotel bookings were being canceled and day visitors will be kept out until the fire threat subsides...

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  • MARTIAN SECRET: Discovery is beyond wildest imagination
MARTIAN SECRET: Discovery is beyond wildest imagination

Evidence of past bodies of water and periodic flowing water have been discovered, but this is the first time a present body of water has been found on Mars. "This is a stunning result that suggests water on Mars is not a temporary trickle like previous discoveries but a persistent body of water that provides the conditions for life for extended p...

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  • Mars Express Radar Indicates a Liquid Lake Under the South Pole
Mars Express Radar Indicates a Liquid Lake Under the South Pole

Detection via radar signals means that the thickness "would need to be at least several tens of centimeters thick", according to a statement by the European Space Agency , which described the body of liquid water as "possibly laden with salty, saturated sediments".

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  • Lunar Eclipse 2018 in India Today
Lunar Eclipse 2018 in India Today

Skywatchers around much of the world have begun watching a complete lunar eclipse that is the longest of this century which coincides with Mars' closest approach in 15 years . People may have missed the moon eclipse , but were treated to a spectacular sunrise. The best views - weather permitting - could be across Eastern Europe, Central and...

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  • Blood moon dazzles star gazers in longest lunar eclipse of 21st century
Blood moon dazzles star gazers in longest lunar eclipse of 21st century

The total eclipse was visible from Asia, Australia, the Pacific Ocean and western North America. Get breaking news on your Mobile as-it-happens. The totality of this lunar eclipse will last about an hour and 43 minutes, but a partial eclipse before and after the total phase means the moon will spend almost four hours crossing the Earth's shad...

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  • Did life once exist on the moon?
Did life once exist on the moon?

The lunar eclipse will last 1 hour and 43 minutes long, close to the theoretical longest lunar eclipse possible and the longest of the 21st century. Weather forecast shows that the Northern and North-central provinces will have moderately to heavy rain on the night of July 17, which means the sky will be quite cloudy.

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  • Longest Blood Red Moon Witnessed Friday for Two Hours
Longest Blood Red Moon Witnessed Friday for Two Hours

Those on the east coast will not see the Moon leave the shadow but people living further west should see almost all of the lunar eclipse . This eclipse is represented as phase one of the partial eclipse, since a second partial eclipse will be witnessed after the total lunar eclipse ends.

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  • World gazes at total lunar eclipse, longest of this century
World gazes at total lunar eclipse, longest of this century

All eyes will on the sky tonight as the world is to witness the lovely sight of 'blood moon' as the moon moves into the shadow of the earth for the longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century . A Micro Full Moon also takes longer to move across the Earth's shadow compared to a Full Moon that is eclipsed closer to the Earth. Sometimes they are ...

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  • The blood moon lunar eclipse is here (and so is Mars)
The blood moon lunar eclipse is here (and so is Mars)

This will result in Mars coming close to the Earth, causing it to appear brighter than normal and it will be seen from evening to dawn towards the end of July. How to watch Chandra Grahan Online / How to watch the Lunar Eclipse Live streaming online You can also checkout the view of this legendary day online as well.

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  • How to watch the longest lunar eclipse of the century
How to watch the longest lunar eclipse of the century

According to Hazarry, stargazers should be able to see the red planet appear as a very bright reddish "star" rising on the eastern sky at around 8pm from Brunei. Typically, the moon reflects the sun's light, but during an eclipse, the moon's orbit takes the light through the Earth's shadow. "The next total lunar eclipse that will last that long wil...

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  • Skywatchers looking forward to complete lunar eclipse
Skywatchers looking forward to complete lunar eclipse

The July 27, 2018, lunar eclipse will put the moon fully in Earth's shadow for 1 hour, 42 minutes, and 57 seconds. The atmosphere filters out most of the sun's blue light, so the moon looks red. In another rare event, Mars will appear directly below the moon in the skyline tonight at near maximum brightness. EarthSky .org has a map showing...

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  • Paleontologists Discover Largest Dinosaur Foot Ever
Paleontologists Discover Largest Dinosaur Foot Ever

A study published Tuesday in the journal PeerJ finally identified the colossal bones, determining that the foot belonged to a brachiosaur, a type of sauropod dinosaur that lived in the late Jurassic Period. Another noteworthy detail about the foot fossil is that it was found buried underneath the tail bones of another giant sauropod known as a ...

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  • SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 with ten satellites
SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 with ten satellites

Because of the precision needed for satellite insertion, the launch had only a one-second window, John Insprucker, a principal integration engineer at SpaceX , said during a live webcast . "The weather and the sea conditions are fairly rough, they're the worst that we've ever had for trying to get a first stage back on the drone ship.

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  • Will Dundonians see rare blood moon tonight?
Will Dundonians see rare blood moon tonight?

At the same time, Mars will be close to earth , making it appear unusually large and bright . Today's lunar eclipse , tipped to be the longest in the century, is all set to take place around 11 pm. As a outcome, it will also appear to be the biggest and brightest in the last 15 years. Global News will be live-streaming the eclipse fo...

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  • Lunar eclipse: Cloud over great celestial show
Lunar eclipse: Cloud over great celestial show

The light of all the sunsets and sunrises occurring simultaneously is reflected off the moon, making it seem red. Although it won't look almost as large as the blood moon , Mars will be its largest in size if you're looking through a telescope and close to its maximum brightness in our sky.

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  • Chandra Grahan or Lunar Eclipse 2018: Date, Time in India, significance
Chandra Grahan or Lunar Eclipse 2018: Date, Time in India, significance

Skywatchers will be treated to the longest " blood moon " eclipse of the 21st Century on Friday. The blood moon will last for one hour and 43 minutes, just shy of the theoretical limit of a lunar eclipse which is one hour and 47 minutes.

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