• I experienced the Great American Eclipse under some clouds that rolled in, as is typical for astronomical events, during the moment of maximum eclipse. The birds stopped singing except for one squawking bird in a tall tree, the squirrels went home, the color of the ambient light changed from orange to blue as it would in the evening, the shadows on the ground became softer, the wind speed increased and the temperature cooled. It was eerily quiet for a few minutes before the normal activity returned with the unveiled sunlight; several sunspots were visible during this April 8th solar eclipse.

    #Supermoon #Moon #Shadow #PacMan #Crescent #SunSpots #Sun #SolarEclipse2024 #SolarEclipse #Eclipse #Astronomy
    I experienced the Great American Eclipse under some clouds that rolled in, as is typical for astronomical events, during the moment of maximum eclipse. The birds stopped singing except for one squawking bird in a tall tree, the squirrels went home, the color of the ambient light changed from orange to blue as it would in the evening, the shadows on the ground became softer, the wind speed increased and the temperature cooled. It was eerily quiet for a few minutes before the normal activity returned with the unveiled sunlight; several sunspots were visible during this April 8th solar eclipse. #Supermoon #Moon #Shadow #PacMan #Crescent #SunSpots #Sun #SolarEclipse2024 #SolarEclipse #Eclipse #Astronomy
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  • Nancy Atkinson - Hakuto-R Spacecraft Just Captured its Own Stunning Version of ‘Earthrise’

    https://www.universetoday.com/161051/hakuto-r-spacecraft-just-captured-its-own-stunning-version-of-earthrise/

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    Nancy Atkinson - Hakuto-R Spacecraft Just Captured its Own Stunning Version of ‘Earthrise’ https://www.universetoday.com/161051/hakuto-r-spacecraft-just-captured-its-own-stunning-version-of-earthrise/ #Earthrise #Ispace #LunarLander #HakutoR #Moon #SolarEclipse #Astrophotography #Astronomy
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    Hakuto-R Spacecraft Just Captured its Own Stunning Version of 'Earthrise'
    The Hakuto-R lunar lander, currently in orbit around the Moon, just captured a beautiful “Earthrise”-like image, and one with an interesting side note. The Mission 1 lander, from the Tokyo-based commercial company ispace, took the image during the time of the April 20 solar eclipse, where totality was visible in Australia; and so the photo … Continue reading ""
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