Homestead To Host Super Moon and Lunar Eclipse Viewers

Homestead To Host Super Moon and Lunar Eclipse Viewers
The moon is engulfed in the Earth's shadow during a total lunar eclipse on Oct. 27, 2004, as viewed from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. (The Associated Press)

BEATRICE—The Homestead National Monument of America northwest of Beatrice will be extending it hours tonight and tomorrow to give people the opportunity to view the Super Moon and the Lunar eclipse.

Park Guide Hunter Hendricks says the Monument will open its parking lot at the Heritage Center this evening for those who wish to view the Super Moon…..

“we are out there”    :20

Hendricks says the location of the Heritage Center makes a perfect view spot for this event…

“a wonderful viewing place”   :21

Hendricks encourages people to return tomorrow morning to view the total lunar eclipse from the Heritage Center parking lot. Hendricks says they will open the parking lot at 5 A-M tomorrow morning. Monument officials are not expecting the crowd that they saw for the solar eclipse last August, but they do know a lot of people are interested in viewing tomorrow mornings event….

“in the morning”    :14

Hendricks encourages people to come to the Monument and find their viewing spot by 5 to 5:15 tomorrow morning….

“to 7 to 7:15”      :31

Totality will begin at 6:52 AM. Telescopes will also be set-up tomorrow morning for those who will be on hand for the event.

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