Consider this fair warning for a planetary event that hasn't happened in almost 100 years. Now is the time to get planning to make sure you don't miss the big total solar eclipse, even if it isn't due for another three years. The moon is tracking to pass between Earth and the Sun in 2017, blocking the direct rays of the largest star. Show More Summary
People watching a solar eclipse squint through smoked glass or film on Rebun Island in Japan, March 1949. Photo by Maynard Owen Williams / National Geographic (via)
Press "play" and read along with me! Whenever I come across a hot Asian couple -- as in a couple that consists of two attractive people of full Asian descent -- it's akin to witnessing a solar eclipse. It doesn't happen much, at least not in my L.A. Show More Summary
NASA's Cassini-Huygens spacecraft — in service since 1997 and in orbit around the ringed giant since 2004 — took pictures of Saturn and its rings during a solar eclipse on July 19. It acquired a panoramic mosaic of the Saturn system that allows scientists to see details in the rings and throughout the system as they are backlit by the sun. Show More Summary
(Credit: Ben Cooper/www.launchphotography.com) The passengers onboard a 12-person Dassault Falcon 900B were traveling at nearly 500 mph, yet they still had only 1 second to witness the totality, or the moment during a total solar eclipse...Show More Summary
(Photo © Butch Cordero) 12-year-old surfer Noah Hill rides a wave in the National Scholastic Surfing Association competition on Nov. 3 in Newport Beach, Calif.
Partial solar eclipse shot in Queens, New York, on November 3, 2013. Vimeo link (thanks Cora) The Presurfer
I’m now back to regular internet access, in London for a few days after a trip to East Africa, where I managed to see the November 3 total solar eclipse through light clouds from a location in Northern Uganda. From … Continue readin...
There it goes: The shadow of the moon zipping across the continent of Africa. The animation above shows this weekend's hybrid solar eclipse event from an amazing vantage point, the Meteosat-10 satellite, which tracks weather pattern...
That's Crave writer Amanda Kooser's Orion SkyScanner 100 telescope, with a Dalek next to it for scale. (Credit: Amanda Kooser/CNET) Here at Crave, astronomical happenings like the weekend's rare "hybrid" solar eclipse always make the space geek in us soar. Show More Summary
On Sunday, the shadow of the Moon passed across Africa and the Atlantic Ocean. This was the last solar eclipse of the year. The Elektro-L satellite was able to observe the eclipse, and we can see the darkness of the lunar shadow covering Africa.
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Nigeria witnessed a partial eclipse of the sun on Sunday, 3 November, 2013, an event that naturally prompted varied reactions from Nigerian netizens.
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Yesterday, skygazers around the world were treated to a hybrid eclipse – a phenomenon so rare, just seven of the 21st Century's 224 eclipses will meet the part-annular-part-total criteria. Photos and videos of the event have been spilling in from around the world since yesterday morning. Here are a few of our favorites. Read more...
To say that a partial solar eclipse reminds us of Pac-Man may be underselling how awesome it is to see the moon pass in front of the sun, but give us a break; sunrise is early. If you weren't up early enough to see sunrise yesterday, you missed an incredible show as the moon blocked out part of the sun while it rose.
Yesterday morning was the Scorpio New Moon and solar eclipse. Eclipses pack a lot of power into a concentrated span of time, and for some, this can be stressful; for others, energizing. How are you... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves Daily Astrology Blog for full links, other content, and more!
[Sunday morning's rare hybrid solar eclipse as seen in New York City. Photo by Chris Cook Photography via Facebook] Read more...