APOD: Eclipse on the Water (2021 Jun 12)

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APOD: Eclipse on the Water (2021 Jun 12)

Post by APOD Robot » Sat Jun 12, 2021 4:10 am

Image Eclipse on the Water

Explanation: Eclipses tend to come in pairs. Twice a year, during an eclipse season that lasts about 34 days, Sun, Moon, and Earth can nearly align. Then the full and new phases of the Moon separated by just over 14 days create a lunar and a solar eclipse. Often partial eclipses are part of any eclipse season. But sometimes the alignment at both new moon and full moon phases during a single eclipse season is close enough to produce a pair of both total (or a total and an annular) lunar and solar eclipses. For this eclipse season, the New Moon following the Full Moon's total lunar eclipse on May 26 did produce an annular solar eclipse along its northerly shadow track. That eclipse is seen here in a partially eclipsed sunrise on June 10, photographed from a fishing pier in Stratford, Connecticut in the northeastern US.

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Re: APOD: Eclipse on the Water (2021 Jun 12)

Post by orin stepanek » Sat Jun 12, 2021 12:38 pm

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Oh man! It's hard to concentrate on the eclipse with such a beautiful
serene view out front! kudos to Elliot Severn! 8-) :D
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Re: APOD: Eclipse on the Water (2021 Jun 12)

Post by De58te » Sat Jun 12, 2021 3:24 pm

Beautiful picture. This reminds me of the saying Red sky at night, sailor's delight, Red sky at morning, sailors warning. Of course that probably had deeper meaning before the eighteenth century when sailors didn't have any of the modern technology explaining what this is. Imagine if this happened in the sixteenth century or earlier and the sailors of this boat looked out in the morning and not only seen this red sky, but holy smoke what happened to the Sun! They probably think now is not a good time to set sail. Something bad will happen! Now back to this month. I can't remember hearing of any storms on the east coast on June 10th. In fact I think the weather was entirely pleasant. So much for that sailor's wives tale!

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Re: APOD: Eclipse on the Water (2021 Jun 12)

Post by Sa Ji Tario » Sat Jun 12, 2021 6:40 pm

Hakuna Matata again

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Re: APOD: Eclipse on the Water (2021 Jun 12)

Post by neufer » Sat Jun 12, 2021 9:27 pm

De58te wrote:
Sat Jun 12, 2021 3:24 pm

This reminds me of the saying Red sky at night, sailor's delight, Red sky at morning, sailors warning. Of course that probably had deeper meaning before the eighteenth century when sailors didn't have any of the modern technology explaining what this is. Imagine if this happened in the sixteenth century or earlier and the sailors of this boat looked out in the morning and not only seen this red sky, but holy smoke what happened to the Sun! They probably think now is not a good time to set sail. Something bad will happen! Now back to this month. I can't remember hearing of any storms on the east coast on June 10th. In fact I think the weather was entirely pleasant. So much for that sailor's wives tale!
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_sky_at_morning wrote:
<<The common phrase "red sky at morning" is a line from an ancient rhyme often repeated by mariners:
  • Red sky at night, sailors' delight.
    Red sky at morning, sailors take warning.
The concept is over two thousand years old and is cited in the New Testament as established wisdom that prevailed among the Jews of the Second Temple Period by Jesus in Matthew 16:2-3.

The rhyme is based on the reddish glow of the morning or evening sky, caused by trapped particles scattering the blue light from the sun in a stable air mass. If the morning skies are of an orange-red glow, it signifies a high-pressure air mass with stable air-trapping particles, like dust, which scatters the sun's blue light. This high pressure is moving towards the east, and a low-pressure system moves in from the west. Conversely, in order to see "red sky" in the evening, high-pressure air mass from the west scatters the blue light in the atmospheric particles, leaving the orange-red glow. High-pressure air mass signifies stable weather, while low pressure signifies unstable weather.

There are occasions where a storm system might rain itself out before reaching the observer (who had seen the morning red sky). For ships at sea, however, the wind and rough seas from an approaching storm system could still be a problem, even without rainfall and the rhyme is generally correct at middle latitudes where, due to the rotation of the Earth, prevailing winds travel west to east.>>
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Re: APOD: Eclipse on the Water (2021 Jun 12)

Post by Jen Iovino » Mon Jun 14, 2021 1:11 am

Why is the orientation of the eclipse in pics in CT seem 1/4 turned to the left compared to pics from NY?