Calling all Chicago early birds: Did you see the rare, partial lunar eclipse early Friday morning?
Photos: Longest Lunar Eclipse in Centuries Bathes 99% of Moon in Red
Astronomers said it was the longest lunar eclipse of the century, but questions arose Thursday on how clear the Chicago skies would be.
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According to officials at the Adler Planetarium, the moon was set to become over 95 percent eclipsed over the Chicago area when it reached its maximum eclipse around 3 a.m.