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October 8, 2014 “Blood Moon”

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We (the adults and the Bigs) had the pleasure of waking up at 6 am today in order to catch a glimpse of the so-called “Blood Moon.” The total lunar eclipse was was the second red moon of this year.

Blood Moon - October 8, 2014

Nate thought it was “amazing” and said he’d never seen anything like it. Sammi only lasted a few moments in the cold before she was inside under some covers. It is most definitely Autumn.

Also exciting was getting a really good look at Orion!

Orion


 

Aaron originally heard about the event via Minnesota Public Radio. The Bigs and I enjoyed watching a ScienceCasts from NASA video yesterday in preparation for our morning viewing.

 

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