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Fraser
2010-Nov-11, 10:30 PM
For about three weeks, Indonesia’s Mount Merapi has been belching out ash and gas, clouding the atmosphere above. This satellite image, taken by NASA’s MODIS instrument on the Terra satellite, shows the volcano now settling down and is the most cloud-free satellite view of the volcano that we’ve been able to see. Thick ash is [...]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/78329/mount-merapi-still-blowing-off-steam/)

George
2010-Nov-11, 10:51 PM
For about three weeks, Indonesia’s Mount Merapi has been belching out ash and gas, clouding the atmosphere above. This satellite image, taken by NASA’s MODIS instrument on the Terra satellite, shows the volcano now settling down and is the most cloud-free satellite view of the volcano that we’ve been able to see. Thick ash is [...]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/78329/mount-merapi-still-blowing-off-steam/)
I wonder if we will see a purple Moon during the total Lunar eclipse next month. :) If we have enough fine particles in the atmosphere we should.

astromark
2010-Nov-11, 11:35 PM
Friends in western Australia are witnessing colourful sun sets...and moon rise... thanks Merapi.

George
2010-Nov-12, 04:04 AM
Friends in western Australia are witnessing colourful sun sets...and moon rise... thanks Merapi.
Nice! Any pictures?