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Rare central Lunar eclipse webcast, 16 June (NZ Time)

Rare central Lunar eclipse, June 2011 Live webcast

A free, live webcast from Bareket Observatory in Israel will feature the total lunar eclipse on June 15, 2011. [June 16 NZST]

This relatively rare central eclipse -- meaning the moon will pass through the center of Earth's shadow -- promises to be longer and darker than usual. A similar eclipse will not occur until 2018.This should be one of the most spectacular lunar eclipses in the last years!

This special webcast takes place from 17.00 - 23.00 UTC (GMT) June 15 (20.00 - 02.00 Israel local time). [05.00 – 11.00 June 16 NZST]

* Live eclipse page (you'll be automatically transfered to the live images, during the event):

http://www.bareket-astro.com/

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[More at http://www.bareket-astro.com/live-astronomical-web-cast/rare-central-lunar-eclipse-june-2011-live-webcast.html]

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