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By Akasha Spino-Bybee
For The Sentinel 

Line up for the lunar eclipse on Saturday


There are several beauties nature has to offer, several of which take place in our night’s sky. From shooting stars, to rarely-seen comets, the list goes on. Some of the most visible of these phenomena, are eclipses. We will get to witness one of the rarest eclipses this coming weekend—and the best place to take your seat? The Goldendale Observatory.

“We’ve received a huge number of calls and emails regarding the lunar eclipse on April 4,” says Troy Carpenter, interpretive specialist of the Goldendale Observatory. “We are expecting at least 60 people to attend.”

The total lunar eclipse, part of an unusual series of eclipses called the “Tetrad,” is one in a series of fou...

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