Posts tagged “eclipse”

  • Big Moon
    February 27th, 2002 @ 1:19 pm PST

    The Moon will become full on Feb. 27th. It happens every 29.5 days, yet this full Moon is special: It’s the biggest and brightest of the year. … When the Moon is full on Feb. 27th it will be near perigee — close to Earth. As a result the Moon will appear 9% wider than […]

  • Terrestrial Eclipse
    August 14th, 2001 @ 1:31 pm PST

    from Tim’s Spam Page: Astronomers have revealed that there will be a “Terrestrial Eclipse” tonight! This happens when the Earth and the Sun are so aligned that half the Earth obscures the light of the Sun from the other half. This rare occurrence only happens every 24 hours and plunges 50% of the Earth into […]