At its height in the early Twentieth Century, the British Empire spanned a fourth of the world. That is why it was said that the sun never set on the Empire: it was always sunny in at least one part of Britain's possessions. Except for a few Overseas Territories--mostly small islands--Britain has departed from its empire. Show More Summary
On This Day in Ancient History - May 25: Eclipse © Clipart.com The Rogue Classicist says that it may have been on this day in 585 B.C. that Thales predicted a solar eclipse. Read Full Post A Greek Philosopher Predicted It originally appeared on About.com Ancient / Classical History on Saturday, May 25th, 2013 at 06:55:10. Permalink | Comment | Email this
Today’s Oracle takes us to the Taurus monthly for Sept. 1, 1999 When the total solar eclipse blacked out the Sun at midday over Europe, the constellations appeared, birds returned to their... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves Daily Astrology Blog for full links, other content, and more!
Full Screen! Sound Up! This video captures the sunrise annular solar eclipse from 3 locations in the Pilbara, Western Australia, May 10, 2013. Cameras were placed at the south west, north west limits and centreline. 3 Canon 5DmkII + 800 mm timelapse at each location and Canon 1DC + 2000 mm 4K video in the [...]
(vimeo link) They say to never look at a solar eclipse, because you'll hurt your eyes as badly as looking into the sun …because you are looking into the sun. But you don't have to, because Colin Legg took this awesome time-lapse video of the sunrise annular solar eclipse over Pilbara in Western Australia last Friday. Show More Summary
Photographer Colin Legg captured this amazing time-lapse video of an annular solar eclipse at sunrise in Pilbara, Western Australia on May 10th, 2013. via PetaPixel
On May 15, 1836, Francis Baily observed (what would later be called) “Baily’s beads” around the moon during a solar eclipse. Call for Papers: Women of Color Beyond Faith Anthology – The abstract submission date is September 30, but don’t wait until the last minute! From Heina. Show More Summary
Photographer Colleen Pinski took this awesome photo of an onlooker taking in the magnificence of an annular solar eclipse in Albuquerquee, New Mexico on May 20, 2012. The photo was one of the finalists in The Smithsonian’s annual photo...Show More Summary
TWIY = This Week In Yoga. Want this little old roundup sent to your email without lifting a pinkie? Sign up here! As if the new moon and solar eclipse weren’t enough to rock the cosmic boat this week, some heavy hitting news broke through our naturally meditative state and [...]Show More Summary
During a total solar eclipse, our view of the Sun's disk is blocked entirely by the Moon. The Sun's corona, however, remains very much in view – a roiling wreath of spellbinding atmospheric activity. Read more...
The Sun finally rises above the cloud at 7:42 am (binocular projection) Click on this or any image to embiggen for greater viewing pleasure Near maximum eclipse, 8:15 am. Taken through my 4" Newtonian with a 30 mm Plossl eyepiece and a Canon IXUS 400 ASA 1/500 sec exposure (infinity to infinity focussing). Show More Summary
People in the remote Australian Outback have been treated to a dazzling annular solar eclipse.As the moon passed between Earth and the sun, all light was blocked out except for a 'ring of fire.'It fell short of a total solar eclipse because the moon was too far from Earth.http://news.sky.com/story/1089167/australia-eclipse-plunges-outback-into-darkness
The moon begins to cross in front of the sun during a partial solar eclipse in Sydney, Friday, May 10, 2013. At remote outposts across Australia, scientists and spectators gathered to watch as the eclipse castes its approximately 200-kilometer-wide...Show More Summary
Skygazers across the Australian Outback were among the lucky few to witness a solar eclipse on Friday as the moon glided between Earth and the sun, blocking everything but a dazzling ring of light.
No, it wasn't a solar eclipse, a blue moon, or even Halley's Comet. US equities dipped slightly today. That being said, the SPY still had a higher low, higher high and the lower close hardly feels convincing. Here's what the bulls should fear the most. Show More Summary
Fire up the Johnny Cash and watch as the moon very nearly covers the entire sun, leaving just a golden sliver of a ring, during a Slooh Space Camera show of today's annular solar eclipse, starting at 2:30 p.m. Pacific/5:30...
The moon will partially block the sun Thursday to produce a potentially spectacular “ring of fire” solar eclipse that will be visible to anyone with an Internet connection, thanks to the astronomy buffs at Slooh.com.
2013's first solar eclipse is a weird one: This afternoon, a stunning annular eclipse will blaze, ring-like, in Australian and Pacific skies. Here's how you can watch (even if you're not from down under). Read more...
A annular solar eclipse, also known as a ring of fire eclipse, will be occurring on Thursday/Friday. The eclipse will enter visibility on Friday morning May 10th local time. The eclipse will be visible to those throughout much of Australia, the Pacific Islands, Papua New Guinea, eastern Indonesia, Hawaii, and the Philippines. Show More Summary