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I kind of did and I kind of did not forget to write about the lunar eclipse event from last week. It was, from my location, a non-event. I saw the Moon very clear and bright, albeit through gathering clouds. Shortly after, well before the peak of the eclipse, I could not see the Moon at all as the clouds rolled in even more. Only hours later, through some cloud breaks, could I see the Moon as normal once more.
I recall a very similar partial lunar eclipse decades ago, so I have a generally good notion of what this one was about. The Moon last Friday, I assume, was still visible, just dimmed.
I have the horrible notion that I am not meant to see any good astronomical events. Last year, during the Mercury transit, I had the absolute worst cloud cover. Even a small break in or thinning of…
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