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Science Graphic of the Week: 10-Foot-Long Map Charts Path of America’s Next Total Solar Eclipse

August 21, 2017 will be the day of the great American eclipse, the first total solar eclipse visible in the continental US since 1979 and the first to cross both the Pacific and Atlantic coasts since 1918. A new map, which would be 10 feet long if printed out, is a guide to this remarkable event. Show More Summary

Solar eclipse as seen from space

2 months agoOdd : TYWKIWDBI

From NASA's series of APOD photos, this one taken from the Mir space station.The shadow of the moon can be seen darkening part of Earth. This shadow moved across the Earth at nearly 2000 kilometers per hour...

Stunning solar eclipse photo taken with an iPhone 5s

To promote the field of astronomy, NASA each day publishes an "Astronomy Picture of the Day" that showcases different aspects of our amazing universe. Each photo includes a brief explanation, which is written in layman's terms by a professional...

Partial solar eclipse shows off massive sunspot

From the National Science Foundation: Press Release 14-141 Spotlighting the sun October 24, 2014 Astronomers with the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) captured pictures not only of Thursday’s partial solar eclipse, but also of the “monster” sized active region or sun spot that has many comparing it to one of a…

Spotlighting the sun

Astronomers with the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) captured pictures not only of Thursday's partial solar eclipse, but also of the "monster" sized active region or sun spot that has many comparing it to one of a similar size that occurred 11 years ago. read more

There’s a Partial Solar Eclipse Happening October 23: Here’s what you need to know to see it!

2 months agoArts / Museums : Beyond Bones

  There’s a partial solar eclipse happening Thursday, October 23 and you can see it all from Houston!  The New Moon of Thursday, October 23, 2014, aligns with the Sun and the Earth well enough to cast its shadow towards … Continue reading ?

Hinode satellite captures X-ray footage of solar eclipse

The moon passed between the Earth and the sun on Thursday, Oct. 23. While avid stargazers in North America looked up to watch the spectacle, the best vantage point was several hundred miles above the North Pole. The Hinode spacecraft was in the right place at the right time to catch the solar eclipse. Show More Summary

"The Ring of Fire" --X-Ray Footage of Thursday's Solar Eclipse (VIDEO)

The moon passed between the Earth and the sun on Thursday, Oct. 23. While avid stargazers in North America looked up to watch the spectacle, the best vantage point was several hundred miles above the North Pole.The Hinode spacecraft was...

A Beautiful View Of Yesterday's Eclipse

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A partial solar eclipse was visible from much of North America yesterday afternoon, resulting in a flood of gobstopping astrophotography. This shot comes from the folks at Joshua Tree National Park. For more, we recommend SpaceWeather.com and the eclipse hashtag on Twitter. Read more...

Hinode satellite captures X-ray footage of solar eclipse

The XRT collects X-rays emitted from the sun's corona - the hot, tenuous outer layer that extends from the sun's visible surface into the inner solar system. Gas in the solar corona reaches temperatures of millions of degrees. The energy source that heats the corona is a puzzle. Show More Summary

Here are the most breathtaking images from Thursday’s partial solar eclipse

On Thursday, North America had the chance to watch a partial solar eclipse darken the skies. If you happened to catch it, you witnessed something beautiful… but don’t worry if you missed it, because you can still take a look at all the beautiful images captured from the event. Show More Summary

Torontonians Treated to a Partial Eclipse of the Sun

2 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Here's what it looked like when the moon got up close and personal with the sun yesterday. At about 5:40 p.m. yesterday, the moon passed in front of the sun, covering roughly one-third of it and creating a partial solar eclipse. TheShow More Summary

AM Linkage: Lexington Club to be Sold; Solar Eclipse Photos; Flying Cars

A photo posted by Zachary Roth (@zmroth) on Oct 10, 2014 at 1:01pm PDT · Twitter-funded learning center for homeless finds a Mid-Market spot · Oh No! The Lexington Club to close after 18 years · Fee to use Golden...

Solar eclipse

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

The moon's shadow crossed over the sun in a partial solar eclipse this week

13 Spectacular Photos of The Partial Solar Eclipse

The moon passed in front of the sun on Thursday, causing a partial solar eclipse visible across North America For Stargazers lucky enough to experience clear weather during the eclipse, the sun appeared to take on a crescent shape, as the moon partially obstructed it from our view. Show More Summary

Solar Eclipse Happens Today

It's a great month for watching the skies: On top of the selenelion eclipse and the Orionid meteor shower, a partial solar eclipse can be seen by most Americans today, reports Sky and Telescope. It can be seen around 2pm on the West Coast and 6pm on the East Coast—...

Thursday Night TV Implores You Not to Sweep The Leg

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Solar eclipse this afternoon, Mercury comes out of retrograde tomorrow, and that's all I know today about our common enemy, the sky. While you're setting your intentions and figuring out that your phone is actually not broken like you thought, but was being acted upon by astronomy like a dick, here's some TV to chill you out: Read more...

Extra, Extra: Partial Solar Eclipses, Sandro Lisi’s Electioneering, and House Hippos

2 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. At about 5:40 p.m. today, you might notice something slightly unusual about the sun—that’s because the moon will be throwing its weight around and end up covering roughly two-thirds of that fine star, creating a partial solar […]

Partial Solar Eclipse from California (and What a Sunspot!)

2 months agoAcademics / Geology : Geotripper

Wow. Just wow. Yes there was a partial solar eclipse today that was visible across much of the country, and yes, it was pretty spectacular. But what caught my attention was the huge sunspot. It is the first time I've ever seen a sunspot with the naked eye, and it was incredible in the zoom lens. Show More Summary

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