Re: Eclipses in GLorantha
2012/5/21 Peter Metcalfe <metcalph_at_infVZcRmrFuTcOFyr0hZ2Ik7JrlN-v4WtFVN3TC3oCQ2FcYUJKFb2bisvmVsrrdh-URrxKFNJiL9uoBzmLaoEEA.yahoo.invalid>:
> On 5/21/2012 1:35 PM, Zachary Kline wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> GIven the crazy eclipse going on tonight, I was wondering about the topic of eclipses in Glorantha. As I understand it, the world has two moons. I'm not sure how that would play out as far as one being eclipsed is concerned.
> The Sunstop did end in an Eclipse although the sources aren't clear what
> Astronomical Body was involved (The Deathspider Shadow).
> Entekos travel on the Sunpath and might be capable of eclipsing the Sun
> although it isn't clear how large it is. The Wagon Planet, I think,
> travels behind the Sun when their conjunction takes place. The other
> planets are too small or travel on the Southpath to be capable of
> eclipsing the Sun.
> --Peter Metcalfe
IMHO, any eclipse in Glorantha would have to be magical in nature, not
a "solid body between the Sun and us". An Uz HQ, for example.
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