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Pacific Rim sky-gazers ready for lunar eclipse

The earth's shadow covers the full moon during a lunar eclipse October 8, 2014 in Washington, DCSky-gazers in part of the Pacific Rim will have the chance to observe an “unusually brief” total eclipse of the Moon on Saturday night. Weather conditions permitting, the eclipse — which occurs when the Sun, Earth and Moon are lined up so that the Moon passes through the Earth’s shadow — may be seen in Japan, Australia, and New Zealand as well as western North America. In Sapporo, in northern Japan, some 400 people are expected to flock to an observatory to jointly observe “nature’s great phenomenon” on Saturday night, an observatory official said. Fine weather is forecast in northern Japan, while skies are likely to be overcast in other areas, including Tokyo, according to Japan’s meteorological agency.

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