Australians enjoy second lunar eclipse for 2007
Tuesday, August 28, 2007
Citizens in the Australian city of in Central-Western have turned out in the hundreds on top of to observe . Those who turned out for the spectacle were treated to live music and purple flags with lighting to take on a mystic theme.
Mount Panorama provided perfect conditions for the show, with minimal light and clear skies. Just before 7 p.m.the eclipse began to be visible with the beginning to shadow the , by 8:37 p.m. AEST the top of Mount Panorama was bathed in an eerie red glow as the moon glowed deep red.
Michael Stanton, a local astronomy fan told Wikinews "this is just great, we have music and this visual delight to see".