Ans: During New Moon the dark side is actually lit with sunlight, however that same side is dark during Full Moon. Too much of Pink Floyd.
Partial Lunar eclipse will occur on 26th June. “. The path of totality will only be visible in the southern Pacific Ocean, Easter Island, and parts of southern Chile and Argentina. A partial eclipse will be visible in many parts of southern South America.” -www.seasky.org
Something new for astronomers, Hubble detect 2 asteroids crash with its new wide field camera…. http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2010/02/hubble-asteroid-crash/
My astrophotos can also be viewed on flikr ^^^^