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Slooh streams the Lunar Eclipse to you!

Using ground-based telescopes, the Slooh community observatory will be steaming tonights Lunar Eclipse.  As well as earlier in the evening, Slooh will be streaming images of Mars as it reaches its closest point to the Earth from Slooh’s telescopes off the west coast of Africa in the Canary Islands.

Total Lunar Eclipse Tonight!

Be sure to look up tonight April 15th, 2014 around 2AM EDT, the Moon is passing directly behind the Earth (in reference to the Sun), in the Earth shadow in a  syzygy configuration.  Syzygy is when 3 celestial bodies are aligned.  

NASA Astronomer Mitzi Adams and Astrophysicist Alphonse Sterling will be hosting a live web-chat starting at 1AM

See a live steam of the Lunar Eclipse: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nasa-msfc

Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/topics/solarsystem/features/watchtheskies/lunar-eclipse-2014.html

I vote we name it the Chamber of Secrets - 
The European Space Agency is looking to rename one of their test chambers where they attempt to recreate the emptiness of space. 
ESA is holding a competition to pick a name, and the winner will get a tour of the facility! They’re taking name candidates via email, estecpr(at)esa.int, make sure to include the word COMPETITION in the subject line.  
More from Phys.org: http://phys.org/news/2014-03-esa-zone-silence.html
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I vote we name it the Chamber of Secrets - 

The European Space Agency is looking to rename one of their test chambers where they attempt to recreate the emptiness of space. 

ESA is holding a competition to pick a name, and the winner will get a tour of the facility! They’re taking name candidates via email, estecpr(at)esa.int, make sure to include the word COMPETITION in the subject line.  

More from Phys.org: http://phys.org/news/2014-03-esa-zone-silence.html

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