techkenyot.com
techkenyot.com August 20, 2018


Switzerland catches a glimpse of the century's longest lunar eclipse

29 July 2018, 10:00 | Edward Lowe

Blood Moon dazzles, was longest lunar eclipse of 21st century

Brunei gazes at Total Lunar Eclipse, longest of this century

The lunar eclipse awed many onlookers who were eagerly waiting to witness the breathtaking view of the moon. "Bloody" referred to the moon during the Eclipse.

Widespread monsoon rainstorms and thick clouds hid the moon across much of India and its neighbours, which should have had a prime view.

The penumbral eclipse (the lighter, outer part of the Earth's shadow (penumbra) moved across the Moon) began at 1.14am with the maximum eclipse (mid-point of totality) at 4.21am and the penumbral eclipse (the penumbra moved away from the Moon) ended at 7.28am.

Some Britons had better luck however, with the Grenadier Guards stationed in Iraq posting images showing troops gazing at a red-sheened moon hanging in a clear sky.

Liverpool thrash Manchester United 4-1 in International Champions Cup
It happened last year and the year before but now we want to make the next step. "We are responsible for our fans, our owners and nobody else".

Our neighboring planet will appear unusually large and bright, a mere 57.7 million km from Earth on its elliptical orbit around the sun.

Unlike a solar Eclipse when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, blocking the sunlight, the moon is not "dark" during the blackout, and instead becomes blood-red.

"There is no reason to believe Blood Moons foretell doom", he said.

Dennis Doucet climbed a mountain behind his house in hopes of getting some photos of the full blood moon rising over Osaka, Japan, on Friday night.

Surprise! Omarosa Is Releasing an "Explosive" White House Tell-All Next Month
Since then, she briefly appeared on Celebrity Big Brother , but has surprisingly been off the radar for a few months. But she lasted just a year in the job and left amid reports of conflict with chief of staff John Kelly.

While viewers in New South Wales and Queensland lost sight of the moon towards the end of the eclipse, those in Western Australia saw the whole spectacle, and even watched as the moon emerged from the eclipse.

"The moon is not always in ideal alignment with the sun and the Earth, so that is why we do not get a lunar eclipse every lunar cycle", Brad Tucker, an astronomer with the Australian National University's Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, said in a statement. Unfortunately for anyone in the USA, the eclipse will not be visible. The long duration of this eclipse was partly because the moon made a near-central passage through Earth's umbra-the darkest, most central part of the shadow. It's a stunningly rare chance to witness what star-gazers call a micro-blood moon.

"If that were true, we'd be in big trouble given the gravitational pulls on Earth, Mars, and our moon!" the NASA website states. Experts estimate that Mars' brightness will persist for several weeks.

In a lunar eclipse, the Earth stands between its natural satellite and the Sun.

Google bans crypto-miners and Disney pregnancy simulators from the Play Store
Crypto mining extensions were barred from the Chrome Web Store earlier this year , including ones where mining was the sole goal . There are still several of crypto-mining apps available via the Play Store , though they are explicitly labeled as such.



Other News

Trending Now

EA Sports will offer first female create-your-own-player option
Icon abilities will be modeled after the top WNBA players of all-time, including Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks. You have to admire EA's ongoing effort to add more female representation to its line of sports video games.

Putin Ready To Invite Trump To Russia, Visit DC 'If Appropriate'
A U.S. special counsel is now investigating whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian spies to manipulate the vote. Russian Federation is under punitive sanctions imposed by the United States and the European Union and wants them lifted.

Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas wins Tour de France champion
Dumoulin misplaced his rainbow time trial world champion jersey, and his team had to scramble to make a new kit in the morning. The Dutchman has won six TTs overall at the three Grand Tours - the Tour, the Giro d'Italia and the Spanish Vuelta.

China pulls approval for Facebook's planned venture
Google has more recently made inroads into the Chinese market by opening an artificial intelligence centre and launching a game. No company's failure to enter China so vividly demonstrates the CAC's power as Facebook's .

Trump Slams Twitter for Allegedly ‘Shadow Banning’ Prominent Republicans
We're always listening to the conversation around this, and we commit to participating more fully in it. The spokesperson, however, denied outright that the company engages in shadow banning .

Lawyer Says Trump Knew in Advance of Meeting with Russian
Then-candidate Donald Trump's request for a foreign adversary to hack his political opponent was widely panned at the time. He told CNN that his client had "turned a corner in his life" and was "now dedicated to telling the truth".

Engineer of Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam found dead
The $4-billion (3.2-billion-euro) project had led to tensions between Ethiopia and its neighbors who share the vital resource. Ethiopia's new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was "saddened and utterly shocked" by the death, his chief of staff said in tweet.

$12bn Aid To US farmers As Trade War Intensifies
When China put a tariff on soybeans coming from the United States , American farmers had to find someone else to buy their beans. Manager Yao Yuanyuan told the wire service that the increase is tied to the ongoing trade war with the U.S.

Juventus And AC Milan Considering Swap Deal With Bonucci And Higuain
Gattuso was promoted from his role as head coach of the Primavera team to replace Vincenzo Montella in November. Milan chairman Paolo Scaroni says: "The return of Leonardo.is another step forward on our path to success".

Labour MP brands Corbyn a 'defender of extremists' as anti-Semitism row deepens
A Labour MP who is being investigated over his behaviour during a row about the party's anti-Semitism code has denied "screaming" abuse.