Lunar eclipse graces night skies; 'Portraits of Valor'

Lunar eclipse graces night skies; 'Portraits of Valor'

By NPR

Here & Now Anytime

Thursday, 18 November

Overnight, there is a near-total lunar eclipse that will be visible — weather permitting — across North America. It will be the longest lunar eclipse in almost 600 years, lasting for a few hours from start to finish. Sky & Telescope senior editor Kelly Beatty tells us all about it. And, before veteran Charles Waterhouse died, he painted portraits of more than 300 Marines who had received the Medal of Honor. His daughter Jane Waterhouse published those paintings in a book." She joins us.
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