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Saturday, June 26, 2010

Partial Lunar Eclipse on June 26, 2010

For the people of the Western region of United States it is time to get up early as they are in for a spectacle in the sky. The partial lunar eclipse will start at 2:17 Am and go on for as long as 80 min or 1 hour 20 min before dying out at around 5:38 AM. A lunar eclipse occurs when the earth is in a direct line between the sun and the moon, and the shadow of the earth falls on the moon a phenomenon that can be explained by even a naïve in the field of science.