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Latter Bloody Moon

Is it not nice how some put in the work for those who simply cannot find the time to do it? If you missed the Last Bloody Moon, then have no worry. Some great pics only a click away.

Well, the page is still downloading, but I am sure my server will be ready to show them any minute now…

From http://twistedsifter.com/2015/09/photos-of-the-super-mega-ultra-blood-moon-eclipse-that-you-probably-didnt-see/

Rahu and Ketu

Rahu & Ketu
By C. Hartley, 1997

According to the Sanskrit epic poem, the Mahabharata, the Hindu gods decided to mix up a batch of soma, the elixir of immortality. The gods were to drink the elixir to become immortal. The gods needed help from the demons to stir up the oceans to produce the elixir.

Out of the churning oceans the Sun, Moon, many goddess, and magic things were produced along with the soma. Vishnu took charge of distributing the freshly made soma to the gods but while it was being passed out the demons started battling with the gods for a taste of the elixir and in the confusion one of the demons, Rahu, disguised himself as a god and drank some of the elixir. Continue reading

Bloody Full Moon Eclipse

The phases of a total lunar eclipse. Saturday's eclipse will see the briefest totality in a century. Credit: Keith Burns / NASA

Don’t Blink! April 4th Lunar Eclipse Shortest of the Century
By Bob King, March 31, 2015

Get ready for one awesome total lunar eclipse early Saturday morning April 4th. For the third time in less than a year, the Moon dips into Earth’s shadow, its dazzling white globe turning sunset red right before your eyes.  All eclipses are not-to-miss events, but Saturday’s totality will be the shortest in a century. Brief but beautiful – just like life. Read on to find out how to make the most of it.

Lunar eclipses don’t usually happen in any particular order. A partial eclipse is followed by a total is followed by a penumbral and so on. Instead, we’re in the middle of a tetrad, four total eclipses in a row Continue reading

Styx Moon

Pluto moon P5 discovery with moons' orbits.jpgStyx (Moon)

Styx is a small natural satellite of Pluto whose discovery was announced on 11 July 2012. It is the fifth confirmed satellite of Pluto and was found approximately one year after Kerberos, Pluto’s fourth confirmed satellite.

Styx was discovered by a team led by astronomer Mark R. Showalter, using fourteen sets of images taken between 26 June and 9 July 2012 by the Wide Field Camera 3 fitted to the Hubble Space Telescope.

Styx is about half as bright as the dimmest previously known object in the system, Kerberos, and about one hundred thousandth as bright as Pluto. It was designated S/2012 (134340) 1, and informally referred to as P5. Continue reading

MoonFlow: Gemini Full Moon

Gemini Full Moon 

12.6.14

“To speak a true word is to transform the world.” – Paulo Freire

The Full Moon in communicative Gemini opposes the Sun and Mercury in truth-seeking Sagittarius

The Sun in Sagittarius this month desires the freedom to follow your heart. No sign, perhaps with the exception of Aquarius, yearns for the freedom from restraint as much as Sagittarius. Associated with potential, the image of limitless possibility entices us. Entwined with the desire for freedom, exists the philosopher’s quest for purpose and meaning. Yet, truth appears differently for each of us. So does freedom.

We live within a societal structure that places the “freedom” of some lives, and some voices, above others. Recently, more public attention has been drawn to this reality through the lack of indictment of white police officers who have killed unarmed black men, igniting protests and illuminating numerous racial disparities that exist for people of…

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Planets In Scorpio – 2

Scorpio Woman by SuddenJim - rbPlanets in Scorpio Part 2: Mars, Venus, and Moon
By Deecoleworld, 2014

In Planets in Scorpio Part 1, Ascendant and Mercury, I talked about Ascendant/Rising and Mercury in the sign of Scorpio. In this hub, Planets in Scorpio Part 2: Mars, Venus and Moon, I will be talking about mars, Venus, and moon in Scorpio. Again this does not specifically refer to the sun sign in Scorpio (some similarities may apply however).

Mars in Scorpio

Your Mars is in Scorpio, in the planet of action, sexuality/sexual expression, and energy. Mars in Scorpio is a fairly decent position for Mars to be in. Remember that Mars rules the sign of Aries, and was (or is, depending on who you ask) the Continue reading

Watch Solar Eclipse

Watch Solar Eclipse

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The Partial Solar Eclipse Over North America of October 2014

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Watch the Moon Eat the Sun: The Partial Solar Eclipse on Thursday, Oct. 23
By Phil Plait, 2014

On the afternoon of Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, the Moon will pass in front of the Sun. What we’ll see is a partial solar eclipse, where the Moon passes along a chord of the Sun’s face, never completely blocking it out. At maximum eclipse the Sun will look like a thick crescent, the dark disk of the Moon moving across it. Continue reading

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