Total Eclipse of the Sun

Posted August 21, 2017 4:00 pm by Administrator

A brief note this morning, on this August 21st memorial of Pope Saint Pius X, that, besides honoring one of the great Pontiffs of history (more on which in a bit) today is also brings the rather rare cosmological event of a total solar eclipse,with the Moon blocking out the light of the Sun. By the choice of providence (or ‘chance’, if you will), the Sun and Moon are exactly the same size from our vantage point, even though they are in reality far different, the Sun a million times the size of Earth, the Moon about one third the

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