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A very rare supermoon eclipse of the sun is happening this week that won't take place again until 2034

Business Insider By By Jessica Orwig
This Friday, March 20, marks this year's first and only total eclipse of the sun, when the moon passes directly between Earth and the sun.
Not only that, this is an extremely rare type of solar eclipse because it takes place on the first day of spring and when the moon is at its closest distance to Earth, known as a supermoon.
(The supermoon, however, is a new moon, and will therefore be invisible to Earth.)
This is the first time since the turn of the century that a total solar eclipse has fallen on the same day as the start of spring, known as the vernal equinox. We won't see an event like this again until the year 2034. And after that, the only other two such events will be in 2053 and 2072.
Although no one in the US will get a chance to see the total solar eclipse, many parts of Northern Africa and all of Europe will get a glimpse.
The most stunning part of the eclipse, when the moon is directly in front of the sun, will take place at approximately 9:46 pm UT (5:46 pm ET).
Check out the map below to see where in the world the eclipse will be visible: (Click to enlarge)
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NOTE ~ The Aztecs of Mexico would use an event like this to cut the still beating hearts out of 6,000 captives to appease the Gods to reinforce their own noble power over the masses as the Sun would reappear due to their offerings.

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At least we'll get to see pictures of it afterwards. It's a big event this Friday. Solar Eclipse, Spring Equinox and Supermoon: Trio of Celestial Events.

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A new moon is as powerful as a full moon , just not visible . should be an interesting day . it will be at peak at 04:38 CDT .

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I'm just now reading about being able to watch the eclipse online live. Here's the link to that information and images of the eclipse.

http://news.yahoo.com/total-solar-eclipse-friday-watch-live-online-144138167.html

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It was very disappointing here. We had very thick cloud. It did get a bit darker around the time of the eclipse, but no different from when a band of rain goes over.

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3/20/15 solar Eclipse from Vagar on the Faeroe Islands ~ click to enlarge

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Gizmodo ~ Today's Solar Eclipse in 22 Stellar Photos

http://gizmodo.com/todays-solar-eclipse-in-22-stellar-photos-1692625221

The one with the seagull is awesome.

Here's the image from NASA's International Space Station ~ click to enlarge

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too long for  those who grieve; too short for those who rejoice.

But for those who love, time is eternity."

(Jane Fellowes)

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