Tag Archives: Supermoon

Supermoon Blood Moon: Be Still and Listen, The Earth is Singing …


  I’d been singing all day. Lots of lyrics, but these ones keep putting themselves before me at the moment: So that the sun shall not burn thee by day, neither the moon at night and then I came home … Continue reading

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Total Solar Eclipse: A Day of Coronae, Aureoles, Supermoons and Roundishness all Round


A moment to moment video of this morning’s total eclipse of the sun, from Faroe, which lasted about 2 minutes. The video’s long, so if you haven’t the time to watch all of it, go to about 1:10 and watch till 2:22 to see the approach of the eclipse through to the point it begins to pass. This is a spectacular recording of an historical moment. March 20 is the 2015 March equinox and the moon turns new only 14 hours after reaching lunar perigee – the moon’s closest point to Earth in its orbit – and this means this moon is a supermoon and will have a larger-than-average effect on Earth’s oceans. This new supermoon swings right in front of the equinox sun so that its shadow falls on parts of Earth. Continue reading

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