Ah nuts, once again it seems Podunkians will be denied one of the few free shows left in the world.
Later this evening, in those parts of the world where the clouds do not gather there will be a total eclipse of the moon available for the viewing. Expected to begin around 7 pm Pacific time, tonights event will be the last opportunity to view a total eclipse of the moon until December 20, 2010. Unlike the solar eclipse, the lunar variety can be viewed with the naked eye without fear of damage to your eyesight.
As an added bonus for those that like to watch the sky, there’s the added possibility of the shooting down of a failing satellite, a controversial bit of pro-activeness by the US Navy, that may see streaking pieces of space trash burning up in the atmosphere…
( from the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article atowncalledpodunk.blogspot.com/2 … 2913 ) –