August 28th, 2007

Moon red

Astro-images of the day: Lunar eclipse & composite shot

So if you had been able to watch the full run of the eclipse last night (er, early this morning), this is what you could have seen (each part of the composite is about twenty minutes apart):

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If you woke up during the totality and the sky was clear, you probably saw something like this:

Unfortunately, unless you're on the West Coast of the US, you probably had to drive to the top of a hill or into the countryside to get a clear view; in Lawrence, it was pretty much hidden by trees. However, seeing a blood-red Moon - even through trees, even for a few minutes while dead-tired (it was 5am, after all) - was just way cool.

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It's called, "homophobia."

Senator vehement in his denials of lewd conduct, homosexuality.

Sen. Larry Craig on Tuesday denied any wrongdoing despite his guilty plea this summer in a men’s room police sting. He emphatically added: “I am not gay. I have never been gay.”

Um, hello? Gay is okay, Mr. Senator. The louder you deny it, the more people will realize that you're gay. Hating gays doesn't make you less gay.

Isn't it time for all the anti-gay types out there to just come out with their gayness and accept themselves? Then perhaps they'd have less desire to take away the rights of others.

Oh, and a little message to Mr. Phred Phelps: It's time to just come out. You're the gayest thing on Earth. Just accept it and move on.

Hugs and kisses,