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An evening with the lunar eclipse

January 21, 2019 at 9:00 PM dozens of members of the Rochester community join the RAC to brave the cold and enjoy the total lunar eclipse. The temperature dropped to a chilling -5. With the light breeze that accompanied the clear night, making it feel even colder.  Although the air was cold, the skies were clear. With the Moon bright […]
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Total Lunar Eclipse on Sunday January 20

Rochester Astronomy Club is planing public observing event from 9 PM at History Center of Olmstead County, see http://rochesterskies.org/event/total-lunar-eclipse-observing-2019-01-20/ The first full moon of 2019 will be a great opportunity for observing a total lunar eclipse. The Moon will almost be at its closest distance to the Earth, close to the perigeum, which means it will be slightly bigger, and such […]