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Observation of the Lunar Eclipse over Stuttgart

Hosted by the Consul of the Stuttgart Space Wanderers Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Fri 27 Jul 21:00 - 23:00

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We meet at theProtected content to attend a very special event: a complete Lunar Eclipse!
Protected content opens at 20:30. I suggest hat we meet at 21:00 (feel free to arrive earlier if you wish)
The moon rises shortly after 21:00 o'clock already partly eclipsed, the whole totality phase can then be observed from Stuttgart.

Beginning of the totality: 21:30 o'clock
Middle of the darkness: 22:22 o'clock
End of the totality: 23:14 o'clock
Withdrawal of the moon from the umbra: 0:19 o'clock
Exit of the moon from the penumbra: 1:30 a.m.

Only rarely does a total lunar eclipse coincide with the best visibility of an outer planet: On the late evening of July 27, Protected content , deep above the southeast horizon, just six degrees north of the red planet Mars, stands the reddish, eclipsed Earth satellite.
Between 9:30 pm and 11:13 pm: At full moon time, the earth satellite enters the shadow of our planet and then shimmers in a copper-red light. Meanwhile, just one hand below the eclipsed moon, another celestial body shines, which also attracts attention with its reddish color: it is the planet Mars, which is now particularly bright and remains above the horizon for the entire night. The rendezvous on 27 July Protected content even more of an astronomical highlight. Even the observation of this celestial spectacle with the naked eye promises impressions that you should not miss!

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We attend this event as individuals, not as a group.
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