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Full Moon and Eclipse over Sounio, Athens and the Aegean (video, picts)

August 7, 2017:  Awesome and rare phenomenon for sky-gazers. Full moon and partial Lunar Eclipse. Fully visible in Greece. The eclipse affected 25% of the lunar disk Part of the moon was already a little darkened when the moon rose in the sky. The Moon rose is at 08:23 p.m. …

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August Full Moon: Culture Ministry opens 115 archaeological sites and museums

Greece’s Culture and Sports Ministry will open 115 archaeological sites and monuments to public to enjoy the August Full Moon on Monday 7th August 2017.  Continuing a tradition dating back many years, the entrance is free of charge. A series of events is planned from 5th to 0th August 2017, …

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Full Moon, Eclipse and a green Comet named Honda: Feb 10/2017

A Snow full moon, a subtle lunar eclipse and a strange green comet named Honda, the Comet 45P. Rare phenomena occur over our heads today, Friday, February 10th 2017. The comet is flashing emerald green and is marked by a long purple tail. Skywatchers this weekend will get two special, …

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Rare Blood Moon + Full Moon + Total Eclipse Oct 8/2014 = Oh dear!

An extraordinary astronomic event will occur and I hope, the sky will not fall on our heads.  A total lunar eclipse will occur on the full moon of October 8th 2014. As if it wasn’t enough, the moon will be 5.3% larger than the full moon of last April, because …

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Three spectacular astronomic phenomena, Apr 14-15/2014

Three spectacular astronomic phenomena will happen in the sky above us today and tomorrow, April 14th and 15th 2014. A full “blood moon”, a total lunar eclipse and the planet Mars at the nearest point to the Earth. while the total lunar eclipse will not be visible in Greece, we …

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Full Moon and Total Eclipse: How Do They Affect Our Lives?

A wonderful ‘blood-red’ full moon will rise after the sunset on December 10th, 2011. Bright and mysterious and a kind of scary. The full moon on Dec 10/11thfalls victim of a total lunar eclipse. As the moon will rise in Europe it will be covered partially with the shadow of the earth, …

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