Lunar Eclipse on Winter Solstice: Cosmic Meaning, Moon Myths

Amateur astronomers weren't the only ones paying attention to last night's lunar eclipse. For those who make meaning out of cosmic conditions, it was more than a scientific phenomenon, it was a symbolically-charged celestial event. That's because it wasn't just the only lunar eclipse of 2010, it was the first total lunar eclipse to fall on a winter solstice in 372 years. The last time a lunar eclipse corresponded with a winter solstice, or the annual day when the Earth's axis is tilted...Full Story
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