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Pernicious
10-05-2014, 06:31 PM
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Observers of Wednesday morning's total lunar eclipse might be able to catch sight of an extremely rare cosmic sight.
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On Oct. 8, Interested skywatchers should attempt to see the total eclipse of the moon and the rising sun simultaneously. The little-used name for this effect is called a "selenelion," a phenomenon that celestial geometry says cannot happen.

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