martes, 21 de diciembre de 2010

Lunar Eclipse Tonight + Winter Solstice—First in 372 Years

Photograph by Heribert Proepper, AP
I always remember the shortest day in year because it is my mom's birthday. This year we are very lucky as I've read on National Geographic's website:

In 2010, for the first time since 1638, a total lunar eclipse falls on the winter solstice—a stargazing event almost anyone in North America will be able to see tonight, weather permitting.
Andrew Fazekas

Read the article here 

Watch the explanation video