The DΨvil in the dΨtail:
- Video A: NASA discusses the lunar eclipse
- Video B: John Hagee theorizes (or prophesizes) the “Blood Moon”
- Video C: MrThriveAndSurvive dismisses Hagee’s Blood Moon Prophecy, and discusses the historical movement of the Thirteen Tribes of Israel.
More info below the vids.
- Skies blocked: After a week of clear skies and temperatures with highs between the 50’s and 60’s, on this day in Chicago there has been rain, sleet, hail, snow and of course overcast. Nonetheless, a lunar eclipse will occur tonight, in the early morning of April 15th — good luck seeing it.
- Lunar eclipse basics: A lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes directly behind the Earth into its shadow, and only on a night of a full moon. This can occur only when the Sun, Earth, and Moon are aligned exactly, or very closely so, with the Earth in the middle.
- Tetrad: This particular lunar eclipse initiates a so-called tetrad — a series of four consecutive total lunar eclipses, with six full moons in between, and no intervening partial lunar eclipses.
- Passover: April 15. Passover, or Pesach (from: פֶּסַח in Hebrew, Yiddish; Tiberian: [pɛsaħ] ( listen), Modern Hebrew: [ˈpesaχ] Pesah, Pesakh; Yiddish: Peysekh, Paysakh, Paysokh) is an important Biblically-derived Jewish festival. The Jewish people celebrate Passover as a commemoration of their liberation over 3,300 years ago by God from slavery in ancient Egypt, as described in the Hebrew Bible especially in the Book of Exodus. Passover commences on the 15th of the Hebrew month of Nisan and lasts for either seven days (in Israel) or eight days (in the diaspora). In Judaism, a day commences at dusk and lasts until the following dusk, thus the first day of Passover only begins after dusk of the 14th of Nisan and ends at dusk of the 15th day of the month of Nisan.
- Lyrids Meteor Shower: April 22, 23 – Lyrids Meteor Shower. The Lyrids is an average shower, usually producing about 20 meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by dust particles left behind by comet C/1861 G1 Thatcher, which was discovered in 1861. The shower runs annually from April 16-25. It peaks this year on the night of the night of the 22nd and morning of the 23rd. These meteors can sometimes produce bright dust trails that last for several seconds. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Lyra, but can appear anywhere in the sky.