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In_The_Wind

(72,300 posts)
Mon Sep 28, 2015, 07:29 AM Sep 2015

Did you see the Supermoon Eclipse last night?


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I did. It was beautiful.
10 (63%)
Nope. (explain why you missed it this time) You're gonna have a long wait until the next one!
6 (38%)
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Did you see the Supermoon Eclipse last night? (Original Post) In_The_Wind Sep 2015 OP
too many clouds surrealAmerican Sep 2015 #1
Overcast. LiberalEsto Sep 2015 #2
I watched until it was fully in shadow. I could see a red glow Arkansas Granny Sep 2015 #3
It looked like a giant toasted marshmallow. :-) My son and I watched it together. n/t seaglass Sep 2015 #4
I could see it peeking through the clouds. femmocrat Sep 2015 #5
Cloudy, misty, too tired to move off couch... Phentex Sep 2015 #6
No, and very disappointed. Total cloud cover here. mnhtnbb Sep 2015 #7
ayup. beautiful. stayed about 10 minutes past totality. magical thyme Sep 2015 #8
Yup, and I watched it set this morning just as the sun was rising. panader0 Sep 2015 #9
Clouds, rain, ick... bullsnarfle Sep 2015 #10
Had to walk a couple kilometers. bikebloke Sep 2015 #11
I blame Pope Francis LynneSin Sep 2015 #12
Too overcast swimboy Sep 2015 #13
+1 n/t TexasBushwhacker Sep 2015 #18
Nope. Baitball Blogger Sep 2015 #14
it was gorgeous fizzgig Sep 2015 #15
very weird cloud cover olddots Sep 2015 #16
A beautiful sight here in Fort Lauderdale... Callmecrazy Sep 2015 #17
I would suspect that there will be astronomical events in the coming years kentauros Sep 2015 #19
If a total of a minute through the entire time counts. we can do it Sep 2015 #20
Saw it. Loved it. Aristus Sep 2015 #21
Clouds in the way. Totally overcast, not even a glow. Manifestor_of_Light Sep 2015 #22
Looked like the Man in the Moon had a sunburn. Marie Marie Sep 2015 #23
Too much sunshine for me to see it. CBGLuthier Sep 2015 #24
I looked twice. Saw nothing. Cloudy Liberal_in_LA Sep 2015 #25
My balcony faces west and I didn't feel like going outside. arcane1 Sep 2015 #26
WoW bending light bouncing off the Moon & a quarter million miles back to my eyeballs MasonDreams Sep 2015 #27
Skeered shenmue Sep 2015 #28

surrealAmerican

(11,373 posts)
1. too many clouds
Mon Sep 28, 2015, 07:55 AM
Sep 2015

They were pretty clouds, and you could see the glow of the moon behind them at times, but it was impossible to see the eclipse.

Arkansas Granny

(31,552 posts)
3. I watched until it was fully in shadow. I could see a red glow
Mon Sep 28, 2015, 09:00 AM
Sep 2015

but too many city lights for it to be very bright.

femmocrat

(28,394 posts)
5. I could see it peeking through the clouds.
Mon Sep 28, 2015, 09:06 AM
Sep 2015

I watched until it disappeared, but didn't see any red glow. Too bad we didn't have the cloudless sky of the previous night.

 

magical thyme

(14,881 posts)
8. ayup. beautiful. stayed about 10 minutes past totality.
Mon Sep 28, 2015, 09:29 AM
Sep 2015

I just wish it had been earlier in the evening. I would have been able to stay outside for the whole thing and the moon was much bigger when it was just over the horizon at 8pm or so than it was 2 hours later!

bullsnarfle

(254 posts)
10. Clouds, rain, ick...
Mon Sep 28, 2015, 09:58 AM
Sep 2015

This neck of the woods was socked in solid by rain clouds all day and night, probably all of today & tomorrow too.

Been a damn wet September, feels like living in a swamp.

bikebloke

(5,260 posts)
11. Had to walk a couple kilometers.
Mon Sep 28, 2015, 11:51 AM
Sep 2015

Highrise buildings wouldn't get out of my way. During the few breaks in the clouds, the moon was still a silver dollar. Then the cloud cover closed ranks.

LynneSin

(95,337 posts)
12. I blame Pope Francis
Mon Sep 28, 2015, 12:53 PM
Sep 2015

Two days where I stood for about 12-14 hours which also includes about 10 miles of walking.

I got home around 8:30 last night and crashed.

Totally forgot about it but I'm going to be around for the next one!!

Baitball Blogger

(46,830 posts)
14. Nope.
Mon Sep 28, 2015, 01:39 PM
Sep 2015

Thought about it for a second. Then decided against it. If my right-wing neighbors saw me out in the street at night, looking skyward, they probably would have thought I was beaming in alien terrorists and would have shot me.

 

olddots

(10,237 posts)
16. very weird cloud cover
Mon Sep 28, 2015, 02:11 PM
Sep 2015

Lots of light polution but we met other neighbors outslde searching for a glimpse .

Callmecrazy

(3,065 posts)
17. A beautiful sight here in Fort Lauderdale...
Mon Sep 28, 2015, 06:25 PM
Sep 2015

Clear skies, warm night.
I should have gone down to the beach.

kentauros

(29,414 posts)
19. I would suspect that there will be astronomical events in the coming years
Mon Sep 28, 2015, 08:55 PM
Sep 2015

that will make The Fucking Moon eclipse seem like nothing at all. And thus, I don't give a shit if I have to "wait" to see the next one

Here's a little more on that explanation, too

we can do it

(12,235 posts)
20. If a total of a minute through the entire time counts.
Mon Sep 28, 2015, 09:26 PM
Sep 2015

Saw a fleeting glimpse of pink twice during totality. Several longer looks as it was leading up to it.

Aristus

(66,591 posts)
21. Saw it. Loved it.
Mon Sep 28, 2015, 11:20 PM
Sep 2015

Beautiful clear skies. The blood moon phase was dim and a little hard to see while near the horizon. As the moon rose, it got brighter and whiter. The last time I looked, the eclipse was nearly over, with just a small crescent missing from the upper left portion of the lunar disc.

Cool stuff...

 

Manifestor_of_Light

(21,046 posts)
22. Clouds in the way. Totally overcast, not even a glow.
Mon Sep 28, 2015, 11:50 PM
Sep 2015

But we got some rain last night late and needed it, so that was good.

Marie Marie

(9,999 posts)
23. Looked like the Man in the Moon had a sunburn.
Mon Sep 28, 2015, 11:55 PM
Sep 2015

We had many clouds but there were enough clear patches to see it in small doses.

CBGLuthier

(12,723 posts)
24. Too much sunshine for me to see it.
Tue Sep 29, 2015, 12:50 AM
Sep 2015

Like many a youtube video and other content it was not available in my area.

 

arcane1

(38,613 posts)
26. My balcony faces west and I didn't feel like going outside.
Tue Sep 29, 2015, 01:02 AM
Sep 2015

I've seen enough phenomena, I could miss this one

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