Colorful Solar Eclipse.

150_finazzi1_med.jpgMark your calendars for August 28th. Early in the morning, a colorful lunar eclipse will be visible from five continents. To explain the orange color of the eclipse, you are asked to imagine yourself on the moon.
With the Sun blocked, you might expect utter darkness, but no, the ground at your feet is aglow. Why? Look back up at Earth. The rim of the planet seems to be on fire. Around Earth's circumference you see every sunrise and sunset in the world—all at once. This incredible light beams into the heart of Earth's shadow, transforming the Moon into a landscape of copper moondust and golden hills.

The article from NASA includes a chart for eclipse times in different zones. Link -via Boing Boing

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