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'It's a cover-up!'; Cumbernauld sees first eclipse of 2013

Written by Scott Campbell.
 
 
 
 
 
Published at 15:22 GMT on Friday, 26th April, 2013.
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CUMBERNAULD had the privilege of being able to witness the first lunar eclipse of 2013, last night. 

Cumbernauld, as well as most the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia had clear skies to view the partial eclipse, on 25th April, 2013.

Only a partial eclipse of the moon, onlookers would have been able to witness a darkening to the top of the moon. 


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The eclipse began at 5pm, with the greatest part of the eclipse just after 7pm, with the phenomena visible until approximately 9pm.

“This will be the second shortest eclipse of the century, with only a small area of the moon in shadow,” the Met Office’s website read, ahead of the eclipse.

The partial eclipse of the first of three eclipse, in 2013. 

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