Did a Lunar Eclipse Really Save Christopher Columbus?

May 28, 2019

Jeannette Tuionetoa

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I never thought I would ever use the words “lunar eclipse” and the name “Christopher Columbus” together in a sentence. I had no idea one had anything to do with the other. Don’t miss out on finding out how a lunar eclipse saved Christopher Columbus. Your kids will be super intrigued by it.

how a lunar eclipse saved Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus’ discovery (he wasn’t the first to discover it, but nonetheless) was significant as it introduced a new land to Europe. I can’t wait until you read about the connection between a lunar eclipse and Columbus. Your kids will be fascinated – I was also.

Your students will enjoy learning about the ways astronomy connects to fascinating stories in history, literature, folklore, archaeology, and the Bible.

Want to learn more about Experience Astronomy? Check out these cool resources:

The Day God Invited Abraham to Do Astronomy

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Experience Astronomy Review

Explore with your student(s) how a lunar eclipse saved Christopher Columbus from Experience Astronomy.

General Science by Apologia

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