Re: Solar eclipse Tuesday
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "msbhavens1" <msbhavens1@...> wrote:
>Apparently the shadow will go from northern Peru and extreme
> is Saros Series 9 North, should be at about 18 Virgo, I believe it is
> visible in Southern Hemisphere somewhere,
northwestern Brazil down through central and southern Peru, Chile,
western Bolivia and western Argentina to Antarctica, with the point of
greatest shadow over the strait between South America and Antarctica.
just thought I"d mention it.
>I see it aligned with the following:
> It occurs about 9 am eastern time I do believe.
Asterion (Beta Canum Venaticorum)
Tsze Tseang (Iota Leonis)
(Chinese = the second general)
Shishimai (Sigma Leonis)
(Japanese = lion dance;
possibly of interest -- an article about the traditional Japanese
ritual known as the shishimai [PDF file]:
NGC 3862 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)
Koo She (Delta Velorum)
(Chinese = bow and arrow)
Mark A. Holmes