It's predicted to be a once-in-a-lifetime event.
It's still 10 months away, but sky gazers are already bursting with excitement—and booking vacations—over what is predicted to be "one of the most spectacular and widely accessible solar shows of our lifetime," per Mother Nature Network. On Aug. 21, 2017, the US will be treated to a...
A total eclipse of the sun will be visible from points across the US for the first time in almost 100 years! On August 21, 2017 you’ll be able to see the sun disappear for about 2.5 minutes, beginning in Oregon and moving eastward to South Carolina. Show More Summary
99 years after the last total solar eclipse ranged from West Coast to East, we get another.
In a world where sunlight kills, solar engineer David "Bax" Baxter and police detective James Everly hunt for a mysterious butcher who doesn't burn, but their investigation into the post-apocalyptic wasteland raises more questions than answers... The post Eclipse #2 appeared first on CBR.com.
A dramatic photo of the total solar eclipse on March 9, 2016, has earned top honors in the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition this year. Scroll down to see a gallery of winning photos. The composite image spotlights...Show More Summary
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An unusual image of a total solar eclipse took first place
Your world is still vibrating with last week's total solar eclipse in your sign. It's now undeniable that you're fully involved in a process of not just transformation but of claiming some deep... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves for full links, other content, and more!
It's the end of the world as we know it... but we feel fine. The group of self-described 'hardcore Christians' behind the website 'Unsealed' have predicted that the world will end on August 21, 2017 -- when a total solar eclipse is expected...Show More Summary
A lunar photobomb.
Solar eclipses are some of nature's most dramatic celestial performances. They occur when the Earth, moon and sun are aligned in the same plane and the moon passes between the two other bodies.
Millions of Americans will get the rare opportunity next summer to experience a total solar eclipse. On August 21, 2017, the moon will pass in front of the sun and its shadow will sweep across the contiguous U.S., crossing 14 states from Oregon to South Carolina. Total solar eclipses aren’t especially rare, despite what many people think. Show More Summary
It's eclipse season for the Solar Dynamics Observatory, and it's kicking off with both the Earth and the moon passing in front of the sun.
On Sept. 1, the SDO captured a rare sight.
What a solar eclipse and laser physics could teach us about malaria-carrying mosquitoes Just after noon on Thursday, a shadow passed in front of the sun, and the skies above East Africa dimmed. It was the middle of the day, yet it looked like evening. As the solar eclipse began, I was in a tiny...
Early in the morning of Sept. 1, 2016, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, caught both Earth and the moon crossing in front of the sun. SDO keeps a constant eye on the sun, but during SDO's semiannual eclipse seasons, Earth briefly blocks SDO's line of sight each day -- a consequence of SDO's geosynchronous orbit.
Did you sleep through Thursday morning’s “ring of fire” solar eclipse? No problem! The intrepid sky watchers at Slooh.com decamped to southern Africa to take this 40-second time lapse video of the moon passing between the Earth and the sun. The eclipse began at 6:13 a.m. local local time, or 11:13...
On September 1st, skywatchers in parts of Africa will see the Moon pass directly in front of the Sun, creating an annular solar eclipse. During an annular solar eclipse, the Moon is farther away from Earth than during a total solar eclipse, so it appears smaller and doesn’t completely cover the Sun. [Read more...]
Known as a “ring of fire“, an annular solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes in front of the sun, but is not near enough to us to totally block it out. On September 1st, this phenomena was visible to a narrow band of central and southern Africa, including Madagascar and the island of La…