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Local Astronomer Explains The “Blood Moon”

Much is being made of what’s being called “the Blood Moon,” tonight’s total lunar eclipse. A local astronomer explains what the fuss is all about.

04/14/2014

(Franklin Institute chief astronomer Derrick Pitts.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Local Astronomer Says Asteroid That Hit Russia Nearly Impossible To Predict

More than 1,000 people were injured, mostly from broken glass, when a space rock exploded in the Earth’s atmosphere about 30-40 miles above Russia on Friday.

02/15/2013