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carolyn
2003-May-03, 07:12 AM
http://skyandtelescope.com/observing/objects/eclipses/article_923_1.asp

Realise that most of you guys will know about this anyway but for thoughs of us who do not I thought that I would share this. one for the diary.

Glom
2003-May-03, 01:45 PM
Yeah, I brought it up here (http://www.badastronomy.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=4974). Looking forward to it, although it will be early in the morning here.

Charlie in Dayton
2003-May-08, 07:08 PM
According to the 2003 Observer's Handbook:
(Eclipse begins when Moon contacts penumbra)
Moon contacts:
Penumbra (faint earth shadow) 01:05:25 UTC 16 May
Umbra (dark earth shadow) 02:02:51 UTC 16 May

Fully in Umbra 03:13:49 UTC 16 May
Greatest eclipse 03:40:10 UTC 16 May
Far edge of Umbra 04:06:31 UTC 16 May

Moon leaves:
Umbra 05:17:29 UTC 16 May
Penumbra (eclipse ends) 06:14:56 UTC 16 May

US Naval Observatory's Lunar Eclipse Computer (http://aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/LunarEclipse.htm)
Just enter US city and state, or for worldwide enter latitude/longitude to see when the dragon eats the moon...

sarongsong
2003-May-10, 07:29 PM
Corrected link for:
US Naval Observatory's Lunar Eclipse Computer
(Just enter US city and state, or for worldwide enter latitude/longitude to see when the dragon eats the moon... )

http://aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/LunarEclipse.html

ToSeek
2003-May-13, 04:48 PM
NASA Science article about the eclipse (http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2003/12may_lunareclipse.htm)