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Total Lunar Eclipse on December 10, 2011

Total Lunar Eclipse on December 10, 2011

Total Lunar Eclipse on December 10, 2011<p>

Photo: NASA Science News

If you live in North America, serve coffee to your neighbors as you watch the Moon set, eclipsed in Earth's shadow, on the morning of Saturday, December 10th. You will see the last eclipse of 2011 before sunrise. Enjoy this EarthSky article and podcast to find out more. Educators can demonstrate why eclipses happen using activities from the Shadows & Silhouettes ToolKit.

Not in North America? Much of the world will enjoy a total lunar eclipse on the night of December 10, 2011.

No matter where you are, you can join a webcast with StarGazers, featuring Night Sky Network member Dean Regas from the Cincinnati Observatory and co-host Marlene Hidalgo. The NASA Eclipse Website has more information that you may find useful.

Stargaze with a club in 2012! Find a club in your area and find star parties and astronomy clubs on your iPhone using Go StarGaze. Join the NASA Night Sky Network stargazing community on Facebook and Twitter.

Wishing you clear skies and happy stargazing!

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