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Lunar Eclipse - Wednesday Night

nasa_lunar_eclipse_195_28aug07.jpg "Skywatchers in the Western Hemisphere will be able to view the full moon in shades of red as it slides into the shadow of the Earth during a total lunar eclipse Wednesday night.

If weather conditions are favorable, the entire eclipse will be visible in South America and most of North America late Wednesday. People in western Europe, Africa and western Asia can view the eclipse before dawn on Thursday.

The U.S. space agency, NASA, says the major stage of the eclipse will last about 50 minutes at 0301 GMT until 0351 GMT. NASA says the moon can take on a dramatically colorful appearance, from bright orange to blood red, as it passes through the Earth's shadow."

This will be your last chance to see a full eclipse, next one is scheduled in 2010. So make sure you get outside around 8:45pm, full Eclipse around 10:26pm.

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Graphic Showing Eclipse Times for the North East