Lunar Eclipse Quotes

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What time is the lunar eclipse tonight ?

Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.
The total duration of the eclipse is 3 hours, 18 minutes.
The natural eclipse spectacle will begin around 6.45pm but, as it takes place below the horizon, the UK will only catch the tail end of it at around 9:06pm.
This is the time astronomers think the subtle eclipse will be most visible in the UK.
The Strawberry Moon itself will appear after sunset and will have risen above the horizon by around 20:12 BST.
~ People in the UK may be able to see it, but as it’s the third and most subtle type of eclipse (after total and partial), if Brits are looking for it they should be watching closely as it will only cause a slight shading over the moon so not massively noticeable in the UK. ~

Why is it called a Strawberry Moon?

The name comes from the relatively short season for harvesting strawberries in northeastern North America.

 


 

The clouds I can handle, but I can’t fight an Eclipse.

Jacob Black

 

In 1860 a total eclipse of the sun was visible in British America.

Simon Newcomb

 

Full moon is a good fisherman; every eyes are easily caught in his net!

Mehmet Murat ildan

 

In 1983 I’d had a number one. I’d sold 6 million copies of Total Eclipse Of The Heart all over the world.

Bonnie Tyler

 

Whenever a total eclipse of the sun was visible in an accessible region parties were sent out to observe it.

Simon Newcomb

 

Once upon a time I was falling in love but now I’m only falling apart. There’s nothing I can do, a total eclipse of the heart.

Bonnie Tyler

 

What was most significant about the lunar voyage was not that men set foot on the moon but that they set eye on the earth.

Norman Cousins

 

An artist can be truly evaluated only after he is dead. At the very 11th hour, he might do something that will eclipse everything else…

Van Cliburn

 

Eclipse of the light of heaven, eclipse of God  such indeed is the character of the historic hour through which the world is now passing…

Martin Buber

 

Religious wars are not caused by the fact that there is more than one religion, but by the spirit of intolerance… the spread of which can only be regarded as the total eclipse of human reason.

Montesquieu

 

Astronomers are greatly disappointed when, having traveled halfway around the world to see an eclipse, clouds prevent a sight of it; and yet a sense of relief accompanies the disappointment.

Simon Newcomb

 

Religious wars are not caused by the fact that there is more than one religion, but by the spirit of intolerance… the spread of which can only be regarded as the total eclipse of human reason.

Charles De Secondat

 

What the nation needs now is not the technology, for we possess that. We have the machines, the people and the know-how to make this journey, to establish a permanent lunar base, and to reach out to Mars.

Rod Pyle

 

The reports of the eclipse parties not only described the scientific observations in great detail, but also the travels and experiences, and were sometimes marked by a piquancy not common in official documents.

Simon Newcomb

 

Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and the eclipse does not become endless night. Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul.

Victor hugo

 

To morrow, I believe, is to be an eclipse of the sun, and I think it perfectly meet and proper that the sun in the heavens, and the glory of the Republic should both go into obscurity and darkness together.

Benjamin F Wade

 

Sometimes, I think of the sun and the moon as lovers who rarely meet, always chase, and almost always miss one another. But once in a while, they do catch up, and they kiss, and the world stares in awe of their eclipse.

Quasar

 

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