The “Bloodless” Lunar Eclipse I Almost Missed

The lunar eclipse on 4 Apr 2015 is the third of a series of four—called a tetrad—consecutive eclipses spaced six months apart. It was also the shortest, lasting barely 5 minutes at its peak. I staked out at the Esplanade Bridge an hour before totality and waited. Nightfall came, I don’t see the moon. I […]