Over the next several weeks, skywatchers will thrill to a couple of astronomical wonders playing out in daytime skies: a solar eclipse on May 20 — and then, on June 5, a "micro-eclipse" of the sun that involves the planet Venus.
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Alaska may have missed out on the prime viewing of the annular solar eclipse on May 20, but there's no better place to be than the Last Frontier to see the June 5 transit of Venus, an astronomical event that only rolls around twice ... Read Post
The next month promises to be filled with astronomical wonders, including this weekend's "supermoon," an annular solar eclipse later this month, and a last-in-a-lifetime transit of Venus. Here are a few images to get you in the mood... Read Post