Heads up: Meteor Shower & Total Lunar Eclipse

The massive Geminid meteor shower, the year’s best display of shooting stars, will peak during the overnight hours of Dec. 13 and 14th.And the total lunar eclipse on the night of Dec. 20 promises to be the best lunar eclipse show until April 2014.Lunar eclipse skywatching tipsFor the Western Hemisphere, the eclipse will “officially” begin on Dec. 21 at 12:29 a.m. EST (9:29 p.m. PST on Dec. 20) as the moon begins to enter Earth’s outer, or penumbral, shadow. It should last 72 minutes.That’s my Public Service Announcement of the week. JAnd, I’ve got nothing. I just dipped 200 plus pretzels in chocolate coating and crushed peppermint. For dear son’s school project. He owes me big time. 🙂

2 Responses to “Heads up: Meteor Shower & Total Lunar Eclipse”

  1. Audra

    Sounds awesome! And about your son owing you, 200 hand-dipped pretzels is about the least thing he owes you for, your an amazing mom! Love you!