Tag: solar eclipse

South Pacific, Parts Of South America Set To Witness Total Solar Eclipse

Another total solar eclipse is bound to give some people an incredible experience. Now, those in the South Pacific will have the chance to witness the unique sky event.

Feature | Science July 2, 2019

WATCH: Optical Illusion Video Shows The Moon Yo-Yo Across The Sun

NASA captured strange images of the moon moving back and forth across the surface of the sun. This event called retrograde motion also happens when outer planets that move slower into their orbits are observed from Earth.

Space March 12, 2019

Something Weird Happens To Bees In The Middle Of A Solar Eclipse

Bees did something weird during the Great American Eclipse of 2017. The discovery was made by researchers from the University of Missouri, with the help of elementary school children and volunteers.

Animals October 11, 2018

Supermoon Solar Eclipse On Friday The 13th Is ‘Bad Luck’ For Most People

There will be a supermoon on Friday the 13th, the first time since 1974. The day would make most people feel that they are unlucky but not because of any superstitious belief.

Space July 12, 2018

Partial Eclipse To Happen This Week: How To Watch It

Sky watchers get ready for another celestial event this week. A partial solar eclipse will be visible on Thursday in parts of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, and Antarctica.

Space February 14, 2018

Scientists Pinpoint Date Of Oldest Solar Eclipse Recorded: Here's Why This New Calculation Is Significant

A research team has been able to identify the earliest recorded date for a solar eclipse. The finding, which may have an implication on the timeline of the ancient world, was based on a Biblical text that has long puzzled researchers.

Ancient October 30, 2017

Missed The 2017 Solar Eclipse? US To Witness One In 2024

Eclipse chasers will not have to wait another century for another total solar eclipse. Some major U.S. cities will witness another total eclipse in April 2024.

Feature | Science August 25, 2017

What Should You Do With Your Solar Eclipse Glasses? Here Are A Few Do's And Don'ts

With the the phenomenon having come and gone, many are wondering what to do with their solar eclipse glasses. Here are a few do's and don'ts for the special eyewear.

Earth/Environment August 22, 2017

Want To Stream Next Week’s Solar Eclipse? The Best Bet Is Twitter Or NASA

The solar eclipse will finally happen across the United States on Aug. 21. If you can’t watch in real-life, here’s how to make sure you still won’t miss it.

Internet August 18, 2017

Oregon Man Partially Blinded By 1962 Eclipse Warns Of Viewing Danger

A man from Oregon is warning people of the possible damage that improperly looking at an eclipse can do to the eyes. Proper equipment usage is advised to enjoy the upcoming total solar eclipse safely.

Public Health August 18, 2017

Airline Charters Flight To Give Passengers Best View Of The Great American Eclipse

An airline will give select astronomy enthusiasts and guests the first and possibly the best views of the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21. Two seats for the charter flight will also be given away.

Space June 29, 2017

2 Million Free Eclipse Glasses To Be Distributed To US Skywatchers

Public libraries will be distributing more than 2 million pairs of free eclipse glasses for the Great American Eclipse that will sweep over the nation on Aug. 21. Get the details on this initiative and how to get solar viewing glasses for yourself.

Space June 27, 2017

NASA's Sun Observatory Watches Partial Solar Eclipse From Space: See SDO's Image Of The Sun And Moon

NASA’s Solar Dynamic Observatory captures stunning images of the moon crossing the sun’s path on May 25. Watch the animated version of the lunar transit.

Space May 27, 2017

Spring Equinox Has Arrived In The Northern Hemisphere: What Is It?

Spring equinox, or the yearly celestial alignment happening between Earth and sun, has announced this shift in seasons and spring's arrival. Learn more about this phenomenon and the impending spring in the United States.

Earth/Environment March 21, 2017

Ring Of Fire Solar Eclipse: All You Need To Know About The Celestial Event On Feb. 26

NASA confirmed that on Feb. 26, people in the United States will be able to view a rare cosmic event. On that day, a solar eclipse will take place, which scientists are calling the 'Ring of Fire.'

Space February 25, 2017

Great American Total Solar Eclipse On Aug 21: NASA Plans Broad Study

The total solar eclipse in the United States on Aug 21. will be as significant as the first total eclipse since 1979. It will happen when the moon comes in front of the sun and blocks the solar disc.

Space February 23, 2017

NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory Catches Moon In Transit, Partial Solar Eclipse In Space

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory reported a partial solar eclipse in space, with the moon passing before the sun. Lasting for an hour, the eclipse had the moon covering 59 percent of the sun at the peak of its journey.

Space November 1, 2016

2,100-Year-Old Computer Used To Predict The Future: How Does The Antikythera Mechanism Work?

The 2,100-year-old Antikythera mechanism may have also been used for astrology and not just for tracking the sun, moon and the planets. How did this ancient device work?

Ancient June 16, 2016

Great American Eclipse: Where To Best Watch The Total Solar Eclipse Of 2017

There are still several months to go before a total solar eclipse occurs, but areas in the United States within the path of totality are already gearing up for visitors. Here's what's in store during the Great American Eclipse.

Earth/Environment April 25, 2016

Missed The Solar Eclipse? Watch The Period Of Totality In This NASA Video

People who may have missed out on seeing the solar eclipse this week can watch the event unfold in its totality through NASA video on YouTube. The clip shows as the moon moves in front of the sun, effectively blocking out its rays.

Space March 10, 2016

When Is The Next Total Solar Eclipse In The US? Mark This Date

Stargazers in the United States might not be able to see the solar eclipse on Wednesday, but two of the next celestial events are expected to be mostly visible in the country, according to NASA. Americans will get to see the moon make its transit between the Earth and the sun on Aug. 21, 2017 and April 8, 2024.

Space March 9, 2016

Southeast Asia To Witness Total Solar Eclipse On Tuesday: Here's How To Watch Online

Southeast Asia will witness the total solar eclipse on Tuesday. People all over the world, however, can also view the spectacular event online, thanks to websites providing live stream.

Space March 7, 2016

Total Solar Eclipse To Occur March 8 and 9: When And Where To Watch

Residents in Australia, Southeast Asia and East Asia will get to experience a total solar eclipse on March 8 and 9. For those who want to witness this sky event, it is important to protect your eyes from the harmful rays of the sun.

Space March 2, 2016

Here Are The Top Astronomical Events To Look Forward To In March

March will be host to a solar eclipse, a penumbral lunar eclipse, and other celestial events worth watching the night sky for. Here is a quick rundown of the astronomical events this month has to offer.

Space February 29, 2016

Astronomers Discover What Could Be Longest-Lasting Stellar Eclipse

People on Earth look forward to events like solar and lunar eclipses. These are nothing compared to what astronomers discovered: a stellar eclipse lasting for three and a half years.

Space February 22, 2016

Southeast Asia To See Total Solar Eclipse In March: NASA

Parts of Southeast Asia are in for a treat as a total solar eclipse is about to happen in March. Other regions in Asia and the Pacific will also experience partial solar eclipse.

Space February 17, 2016

Astronomy Enthusiasts Can Watch Out For Five Eclipses In 2016

Expect five lunar and solar eclipses in 2016, as well as another exciting total solar eclipse next year. But what are the defining features and differences among these spectacles in the sky?

Space January 25, 2016

Supertide Of Century Turns France's Mont Saint-Michel Into Island

Thousands of tourists gathered at the Mont Saint-Michel in France to witness the high tide of the century. The phenomenon is influenced by this week's solar eclipse and the full moon.

March 22, 2015

Love The Viral Solar Eclipse Taken From International Space Station? It's Fake. Photoshopped.

A gorgeous solar eclipse image, believed to have been taken from the International Space Station, has been found to be fake. The rendered image was shared many times across social media without permission from the owner.

Space March 21, 2015

Solar Eclipse Wows Skygazers In The Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands is a popular spot for astronomers because it offers great views of the sky. For the solar eclipse, the northern tip of the island offers the best seat.

Space March 20, 2015

This Week To End With A Total Solar Eclipse

Total solar eclipse on the spring equinox will be visible from only a few islands in the North Atlantic, experts say. Rest of the world will be able to follow the eclipse courtesy of streaming Internet sites.

Space March 16, 2015

Upcoming Astronomical Events for 2015. Great Reasons to Look Up to the Skies

Welcome the New Year with spectacular list of astronomical events to watch out for. Looks like 2015 is going to have many people looking up.

Space December 30, 2014

How to watch partial solar eclipse on Oct. 23

A partial solar eclipse will occur on Oct. 23. Observers are warned to take the same precautions when viewing a total solar eclipse.

Animals October 21, 2014

Partial solar eclipse this week: Keep your eyes peeled if you live in North America

A partial solar eclipse will be visible from much of North America on October 23. This event could be just a warmup for the next eclipse in 2017.

Space October 20, 2014

Your guide to October's eclipses: When do they occur and why do they happen?

With a lunar eclipse looming just around the corner on Oct. 8, 2014, we're explaining exactly what an eclipse is, as well as how lunar and solar eclipses are different.

Geek October 6, 2014

Lunar and solar, October’s got both eclipses: Where/when to see all the celestial eye candy

Lots of events for sky watchers in October, astronomers say. The sun, moon, planets, meteors and even a comet will put on celestial shows, they say.

Space October 1, 2014

First solar eclipse of 2014 was amazing but could be enjoyed only by Australians and penguins [Video]

Total solar eclipse with "ring of fire" only completely visible in remote area of Antarctica. Australia gets a view, but only as a partial eclipse

Space April 30, 2014

Tuesday solar eclipse will be amazing but not everybody will get to enjoy

Dramatic solar eclipse creating a "ring of fire" early Tuesday morning. You'll get a great view only if you're a penguin; Antarctica is the only place this can be seen.

Space April 28, 2014

Longest lunar transit reveals moon in multi-hue glory

NASA has captured stunning images of the recent lunar transit that could only be seen from space.

Space February 3, 2014

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