Latest July 2047 lunar eclipse Stories

2011-06-13 05:45:00

The first total lunar eclipse of the year will last an unusually long time, but will not be visible in the U.S. The lunar eclipse will take place on Wednesday and will be visible from start to finish from eastern Africa, central Asia, the Middle East and western Australia, reports the Associated Press (AP). The eclipse will last 1 hour and 40 minutes, which will be the longest lunar eclipse since July 2000. A total lunar eclipse occurs when the moon glides through the long shadow cast by...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.