A lunar eclipse happens when the earth goes in-between the sun and the moon at a precise angle, causing the moon to be in the earth's shadow.
|A Peter Eclipse|
The moon has a fascinated man since the dawn of time. For centuries men have promised their girlfriends to give them the moon, girlfriends meanwhile have been disappointed that the moon is just a rock, that is inhabitable, and smells like Rerun from What's Happening.
|Smells like the moon|
|Elton John's Estate (closest thing I could find to the moon hoax description)|
Apollo astronauts bravely went to the moon in 1969. It was heralded as a giant leap for mankind. The giant leap ended in 1972 when men left the moon and never returned.
|Just missed history: Jim Cowens the commander of the never competed Apollo XVIII mission|
Tonight as I stare up at the big bright rock in the sky, I'd like to think that I'll reflect on that colorful history. Most likely though, I will be standing, gazing at the moon, wondering why I am staring at a shadow at 2 in the morning amongst frigid temperatures.